My Bloody Valentine!

January 31, 2009 at 1:47 am 3 comments

Last night, Chris and I went to see My Bloody Valentine.

I went on Fandango and ordered the tickets. I really wanted to see the 3D version and requested theaters that supposedly had the movie in 3D but when we got to the theater we were suprised to discover – no 3D.

Just to let you know, the Regal Hunt Valley theater in the Baltimore area DOES NOT have the 3D version of My Bloody Valentine!

The movie was gory and quite good. It stars Jensen Ackles (star of TV’s Supernatural) who must have gone to the Keanu Reeves school of acting because I am quite convinced that he has only one facial expression. It also stars Betsy Rue as Irene, and if you want to see quite a lot of Betsy Rue, you will not be disapointed. I think she has a scene where she is completely nude for at least ten minutes. And you get to see everything. When I say completely nude, did I forget to mention the heels? Do women really wear heels while having sex? I can’t answer that, but I wonder if that actress feels uncomfortable or akward about her role. At least her costume budget was cheap!
The story itself centers around a mad miner with a really large pick. He went mad down in the mines and surfaced with a madness that causes him to hit a myriad of people with this large weapon, all the time wearing a mining mask and breathing like darth vader. Needless to say he is captured and shot and then buried under rubble, or is he? Ten years later in the same mining town, a suspicious character comes back, in full mining gear, gas mask and large pick. Has the dead come back to life? Or is something else afoot?

Anyway, there are plenty of scenes where wildly flung picks, bullets, punching hands, shards of glass, bits of gore, and balls of fire fly at the screen. And it would have been something in 3D, but you can’t ask for everything.

But it was enjoyable. And as the theater only had Chris, myself and one other person, it was quiet and no one bothered me with talking. Except for Chris. He seems to think every movie is of MST3K quaility. I had to shush him at least four times.

The next big thing will be the remake of Friday the 13th! And this stars Jared Padalecki, also of Supernatural fame! We will see if his acting is any better than Jensen Ackles. We shall see.


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  • 1. javabear  |  January 31, 2009 at 4:46 am

    Oh, dear, I’m afraid I may be partly to blame for the MST3K noise you heard. He sent me a text explaining the premise of the movie and I suggested that it might be a good MST3K candidate. Knowing him, he’d probably have poked fun at it anyway, but I did encourage the idea. Sorry if it put a damper on the show for you.

    Too bad you weren’t able to see it in 3-D. That would have been awesome.

  • 2. tigeryogiji  |  February 1, 2009 at 2:57 pm

    “The movie was gory and quite good…”

    Isn’t this an oxymoron? Ack. Ack. Ack!!!

  • 3. johnmichael  |  February 5, 2009 at 7:01 pm

    I remember seeing one of the Friday the 13ths in 3D. It was really cool, but very scary. Since I was so young when I saw it, my eyes were kept shut most of the time.


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