You know, I kind of hoped 2020 was going to be the only year where the pandemic was going to make this little hobby obscenely difficult. Not gonna lie, 2020 was not the best year to be a movie lover (and just a person living on the planet in general) so surely 2021 would be better, right?Continue reading “The Top Ten Best Films of 2021”
Released: 12th August
Seen: 29th September
The video game movie is obscenely hard to get right, some might suggest that it’s impossible because once you remove the players’ ability to influence the action then you fundamentally change the story to the point where any adaptation just won’t work… I’d suggest it’s just because the people making movies don’t know anything about video games other than they make money, so why not make a movie about them.
Things can go horribly wrong, from the story not suiting the game (Hi Sonic) to the actors being horribly cast (Super Mario Brothers… both live action and the upcoming animated versions honestly. Seriously, Chris Pratt is Mario, that’s a thing that’s happening), it’s so easy to screw up. Then along comes Free Guy to do a video game movie absolutely perfectly.Continue reading “Free Guy (2021) – GOTY Material”