At 12:00 PM 10/13/00 +0000, Marianne wrote:
> >Recent HB-ish films, say, post-Pulp
>I know I'm about to destroy my reputation entirely, but I happened to
>watch Judge Dredd last night and was struck by how very much influenced
>it is by HB-noirish classical movies. I hadn't realised just how
>self-consciously "down these mean streets a motorcyclist must fly"
>it was. Rather different from the original comic in this.
I suspect it was influenced more by the first Batman movie
(first of the current series), which was influenced by "The
Dark Knight Returns" which was influenced by HB and noir
>confession mode: I enjoyed it a lot. I liked the design, I loved the
>mugging...I committed quite a lot of ROFLOL-ing, though not as much of
>the last as with Batman and Robin, which preceded it. Argh! Another
There is nothing wrong with enjoying bad
movies--unintentional camp is a wonderful thing. But there is
a different type of "bad." For example, the recent Shadow
movie is bad (good) but Alien 3 is bad (horrible). JMHO, of
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