15 April 2012

I can't write what I want to write without giving stuff away

It's one of those movies where the less you see or read, the better. The trailers I watched actually ruined a couple of little things. I made a point of not reading any reviews before seeing it as well. So, apparently, did one guy in the theatre because about 15 minutes in I heard him say, "What is this movie about?"

It's more than just a scary movie. And, it's more than just another movie subverting scary movies. It was co-written by Whedon and Drew Goddard, who wrote some really good Buffy and Angel episodes. Crap. Everything I want to write is spoilery. It's funny. It's scary. It's got Thor, Josh Lyman, and some Whedonverse people I didn't know were in it! It's awesome and then it goes somewhere even more awesome, and just when you think it can't get any more awesome: it does. I don't want to risk ruining it. Just, go see it.

I've been looking forward to this movie for a long time. It was filmed in 2009, and held from release for years. That explains why Thor looks so freakin' young in it. 

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