That’s what I’m talking about. Bones rattling! Big, loud, fast! Look at these people, at their eyes… they’re sparkling. They love this shit. They love blood. They love action. Not this talky, depressing, philosophical bullshit.
“Honestly, you’re doing me a huge favor being shrimps instead of fascists.”
Recently, Renegade Cut released a video entitled, “The Problem With Rick And Morty,” the basic hypothesis being that the Adult Swim cartoon glorified Rick’s bad behavior. In the process, a requisite link to a legion of angry squirmy largely male Rick and Morty fans was made.
The Shining, like director Stanley Kubrick’s other masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey, seems to offer up as many meanings as there are willing interpreters to expound them. Is there any inherent “darker” message to The Shining than the darkness already on display? Or perhaps is it, like 2001, simply a “mirror” to the ideologies and subconscious drives of those who view it?
The last time I ever fully read a comic book starring The Mask—whom some of you might know best from a decent 1994 movie starring a youngish Jim Carrey—was all the way back in 1991, with the original mini-series from Dark Horse. Conceived of as a type of ultra-gory anti-hero with a cartoony Tex Averyesque vibe, I thought this character was AWESOME!