Saturday, March 17, 2018

Film #28: For Y'ur Height Only

This is incredible. A Filipino take on the James Bond films casting a midget in the lead. The fights have to feature the bad guys sitting or lying down, or a blatant punch to the bollocks. There's no way a stunt double exists for the lead so he does his own with various degrees of success. Bar the one line comparing him to a potato, for the most part his lack of height isn't brought into question, and there are romantic scenes which just look odd too.

It's incredibly entertaining, more so than the gritty Bond films we get today.

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Film #102: Climax

Gaspar Noe's latest film is an absolute ride with a great soundtrack and really bizarre camerawork. A party goes downhill when some...