Tuesday, March 12, 2013

John Dies at the End (2013) at 366 Weird Movies

Seen: At the Kendall Square Landmark Cinema in Cambridge.

So this was my birthday movie, which was kind of exciting since I like weird movies and John Dies at the End is definitely weird. Appropriately, I wrote about it for 366 Weird Movies! Know that I haven't read the webserial/book, and that I found the movie as a whole pretty uneven and a little lackluster towards the end, but that I definitely think it's bizarre and imaginative enough for their list of weird movies. The most interesting thing to me about this movie is that it had several unexpected connections to Buckaroo Banzai, which is not something I can say about too many movies. But seriously, they both have inter-dimensional beings who are also Jamaican, gross slug creatures, stories that don't make any goddamn sense, and Clancy Brown! Whoa!

Anyway, check out my full review, half-written sleepily on a morning train ride, half-written on a couch in my parents' house.

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