So I know I'm about five years late with this one, but last night I watched Cloverfield, and shit, is it an amazing movie! I remember seeing trailers for it years ago and thinking it looked like some stupid horror film, shot with a dumb hand-held camera.
There was nothing stupid or dumb about it.
Despite looking like a stupid cheap-thrills suspense flick, it was actually a really nicely done film. The haphazard and confusing feel in the beginning only added so much to the end, which honestly broke my heart with its poignancy. The way everything came full circle really did me in. And just thinking about the fact that all the actors did all the camerawork themselves is really impressive to think about.
And because I love my angsty doomed couples, of course I latched onto Rob and Beth. I won't say it happened immediately (because it didn't--I was so confused at the beginning and thought their whole thing was really weird), but I really did grow to love them throughout the course of the rather short movie. By the end, I was so sad to watch the credits roll, because I knew there wasn't a second movie where I'd get to see more of these two.
So... I don't know how many of you have ever seen Cloverfield, but if you haven't, you really should. It was a great movie. (PS: J.J. Abrams was a producer ;). Cue the lens flares.)
Happy Tuesday! You'll probably see more about these two in the coming weeks. Even if you haven't seen the movie, I hope you'll give whatever I write about these two a shot. I miss talking with most of you and hearing your opinions on my work. Even when I'm not writing about Mark and Lexie, I'm still putting just as much work into my stories, and I'd love to hear from you all again. Miss you guys.