Friday, February 20, 2015

FIlm #86: Mazes and Monsters (1982)

Plot - Based on the D&D shaming book, Tom Hanks goes into a psychological trance via his pen and paper RPG addiction. Full of good stuff, like an utterly ridiculous ending that resolves very little.

Form - TV Movie style.

F/X - Some pretty ridiculous dream sequences and fun makeshift demons for LARPing are just phenomenal.

Acting - Tom Hanks is absurd, everyone else doesn't know what to do.

Mise en scene - Some really great New York/cave stuff going on in here.

Quotables - Not really.

Cool stuff - Murder, hobos, and attempted suicide all make this film a crazy ride.


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