If you’re looking for the ultimate end-of-summer date movie, go see “Hamlet 2”.
I’ll assume that you’ve already seen “The Dark Knight”. And I hope you saw that on IMAX because, if you didn’t, you fucked up. The cinematographer (Wally Pfister) and director (Christopher Nolan) really knew how to exploit “The IMAX Experience”. The night I saw it, the entire audience audibly moaned, “Wow!” as soon as the opening shot completed its trippy course. It was honestly worth getting home at 4 AM afterwards. Now the big box office champ is “Tropic Thunder”, which I haven’t seen and, because it’s number one, I’ll wait a couple of weeks to fill that void.
So…if you’ve seen one and can’t get into the other, go see “Hamlet 2”. It’s adorable. The ending isn’t going to take you by surprise, but it’s a ... Read More