Wednesday, May 26, 2010
The Road (DVD)
Watched The Road last night from Netflix (on DVD). Dark dark dark film. Really rethinks the whole Apocalypse Movie Genre. None of that, "Hey look I'm the last man alive and can drive any car I want, while having fun fighting zombies with large caliber automatic weaponry." No siree- this is a kill or be killed, eat or be eaten survivalist 101 story, dumped on film and then rubbed in the dirt and ash for good measure. After watching, I really want to read the Pulitzer Prize winning book by Cormac McCarthy. I also need this one in my DVD library. Not for the squeamish (i.e. would you eat another human being to stay alive?) but really makes you think and wonder if it all ends- will it be like this?