Saturday, May 19, 2018

Saturday Screen Time #18: Mutants save the day!

Another slow movie week, especially considering I didn't even watch the second half of the first one. I actually spent most of the week finishing up Supernatural season 12, in anticipation of season 13 coming to Netflix very soon! But we're here to talk movies, so without further ado...


The Florida Project - You guys. I tried. So hard. I couldn't do it. Going in, I knew the basic premise of this movie, but I kind of expected, you know, a movie? Instead, I watched 45 minutes of some kids running around different motels and playing. There were some shots of one of the hotel managers talking to people, wrapping up a mattress, and other mundane things, and some scenes of the parents talking to each other and selling perfume to passersby. What I'm trying to tell you is there was absolutely no story whatsoever. It's literally just kids playing. I could go outside and watch kids play in my neighborhood. I understand that this movie was trying to do something different or profound or whatever, but I found it painfully boring. I gave up less than halfway through. This movie is meant for a very specific kind of moviegoer and I definitely do not fit that mold. (1/5 stars)

Deadpool 2 - Thankfully, the week was SAVED by Deadpool 2! While I didn't think it was a perfect films, I will never get tired of how aware these movies are of themselves. The jokes were on point, the cameos were hilarious, and I loved all the new characters! Cable was absolutely fantastic, as were all the new characters. And the end credit scenes were arguably the best part of the entire thing! I cannot wait to see where the next Deadpool movie goes after what happened during the credits. Absolutely go see this if you loved Deadpool. You won't be disappointed! (4.5/5 stars)

Have you seen either of these? What did you think?
What movies have you watched lately?
Let me know in the comments!