Running Red

There is a film that is so genuinely bizarre; so honestly, way-out-there wacky that I’ve seen it twice now, and still have only the barest grasp on what it’s about.

And bizarrely, that doesn’t bother me in the slightest.

The film is “The Crimson Rivers“, and I’ve written a feature on it for the new issue of Hub Magazine.

If you’ve not seen it, you should really give it a whirl–particularly if you like Jean Reno, Vincent Cassel, thrillers, snow or, err, Virtua Fighter. It’s fantastic.

Speaking of films, io9 have a brilliant snippet of original Back to the Future footage on their site – you know, the stuff that has Eric Stoltz in it. God, he looks cool. Admittedly, he’s definitely more Donnie Darko than Marty McFly (I’ve read in a few places now that he was eventually replaced for being “too intense”. Hello? Eric Stoltz? Intense is his middle name. Eric Intense Stoltz) but still, with the black jeans and the jacket…

Like, woah.

 

About these ads

5 comments

  1. People used to say I looked like Eric Stoltz. Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah (breath) Hahahahahahahhaha…..

  2. I watched this a while ago and enjoyed it. The sequel’s not as good though. I’m definitely a Jean Reno fan – LEON is one of my favourite films.

    1. I’m reliably informed that it’s even more bonkers. Which I find hard to believe, but stranger things have happened… My abiding memory of this film will always be the “Hey, what hazmat suit? I am French!” Cassel crypt-cracking scene. I heart him, for many reasons.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s