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09 April 2011 @ 12:53 am
Film Festival: Film #1  
Saw John Carpenter's new film The Ward today at the film festival. It's about teenage girls trying to escape from a mental institution. The best thing I can say about it is that it made me nostalgic for how well written Sucker Punch was. There was literally nothing clever or scary about this thoroughly unambitious horror film. Even the cast, Jared Harris from Mad Men and a bevy of young actresses from minor roles in various CW/WB shows,seemed bored. Carpenter is supposed to receive an award later at the festival... via Skype! I'm tempted to show up for the Q&A so that I can say, "Mr. Carpenter, speaking of phoning things in, I saw your new movie..."

 
 
 
micahlaerm on April 23rd, 2011 10:38 pm (UTC)
Ahoy!
Welcome back. And to think, I hadn't logged into LJ in about 6 months. :)

Send as many film reviews as you like. The photos are merely frosting. Sweet, tasty, satisfying frosting. ;)
Diary of an Ass Monkeyassmonkeydiary on May 18th, 2011 01:45 am (UTC)
Re: Ahoy!
Heh.... seems like we're on similar schedules.