The Hateful Eight
Huffington Post - about 2 years
Today, December 30th, with just two days left in 2015, I saw the worst movie of the year. I don't usually do Worst Movies of the Year lists, but if I did, I would put The Hateful Eight at the top. And, not just for this year, but as the worst movie of the first fifteen years of the 21st Century. With a high degree of confidence that its status will be unshaken during this century's remaining 85 years.
It is a misogynistic, racist, misanthropic, rather disgusting, unlikeable movie. The latest product of an increasingly bizarre, though well funded, racially perverse imagination. An imagination that once made interesting, unique movies, filled with odd, though compelling dialogue, fun homages to older films, and fresh takes on Alex and his droog-ish ultra vi.
Now, that imagination seems demented, woman hating, eerie in its emphasis on racial violence, and one that revels not just in violence, but in ISIS quality cruelty.
An utterly self indulgent ego-pic with no one telling, who...
Article Link: Huffington Post article