August 1st, 2007

amd: blue statue

wayback wednesday: Ghost Rider and more importantly... Charlotte Rampling

Watched Ghost Rider last night. Yeah... not so good.

You'd think it would be pretty easy to make a cool B-movie about a biker with a flaming skull head who fights the Devil. In fact, you'd kind of think that shit just about writes itself. But instead, we get maybe ten minutes of Ghost Rider, a few battles that generally last half a minute at most, and about an hour of some misogynist's attempt at a chick flick.

Even Peter Fonda as the Devil disappointed me. And you've got to work pretty damn hard to make that anything less than awesome.

Bah... to cleanse my mind, here's the lovely British (and sometimes French) actress Charlotte Rampling photographed by the great Helmut Newton...