Post by darkphoenix on Jun 2, 2016 21:37:42 GMT -5
For those of you interested in Gothic Romance with a mysterious twist, I would recommend Crimson Peak.
This movie's television advertisements don't do it justice, as they can lead you to believe it is a thriller or ghost story...it is not. The movie is set in Victorian times; stage coaches, walking canes, women in dresses, and the social customs and expectations of that age.
The acting is superb, the chapters unfolding steadily and with delicious scenery from gorgeous butterfly wings in the morning sunlight and romantic dance halls, to hauntingly dilapidated mansions and dark foreboding cellars.
The plot takes twists and turns, and the story unravels itself bit by bit as our main character tries to unfold the events taking place, and that have taken place, around her.
This movie is very long, but is enjoyable to the very end and each scene has its purpose.
I enjoyed it in the theater and also purchased the blu-ray. Three very good lead actors. The genre is not what people were expecting, hence its bomb at the box office. It's been a long time since Del Toro has had a big hit (financially or artistically--his Spanish language films are still his best), so fingers crossed his next flick is good.
diggitydoodog: I've had dubious documents for 2 years now and finally went to work on it. Would anyone on here be willing to PM me the answer or post it in a spoiler so I can check the solution?
Sept 17, 2020 11:44:39 GMT -5
Todd: Did you hear about the dwarfish fortune teller who broke out of jail? Police are on the lookout for a small medium at large.
Oct 15, 2020 21:35:58 GMT -5
distantsmoke: It’s snowing here in NE Kansas! Yay!
Oct 26, 2020 9:51:04 GMT -5
Todd: I once went to a zoo whose only animal was a dog! It was a shih tzu.
Oct 27, 2020 18:20:25 GMT -5
rob: There are 10 types of people in this world: Those who understand binary, and those who don't.
Nov 17, 2020 17:47:10 GMT -5
AMH: Wow, I never realized that collecting and doing puzzles could make you a millionaire... If you were a billionaire !
Nov 18, 2020 23:54:06 GMT -5