Here we go, folks, Season of the Witch (starring Nicholas Cage, Ron Perlman, and Claire Foy) will be now playing tonight "at a theater near you".
Prior to its release, Reuters reported that the anticipated movie had "critics wondering if it will be a hit or miss for an actor [Cage] who divides audiences and exasperates even his most loyal fans."
Most reviews thus far have been devastating: 8% on the Tomatometer, as of January 6.
OK, so you've been warned: clearly, that movie is not for everyone.
Just that. Nothing more.
Nothing to go postal about.
Did I mention Claire Foy is starring in it?
Actually, inasmuch as the quality of the movies in which Nicholas Cage has been featured is concerned, I must say that after The Sorcerer's Apprentice, or that terrible, terrible remake of The Wicker Man before that, my expectations have been running pretty low lately. Way low.
Still, I take comfort in some of the rare positive reviews of Season of The Witch I was able to find, such as this one:
In other words, if Tom Huddleston is to be believed, Season of the Witch sounds like fun---provided one is properly inebriated.
I intend to take his advice and I have taken measures already to prepare myself accordingly.
Bartender? Another one!
I don't have much time, the movie is playing tonight, at 12:01 am, at a theater near The Wulfshead, and so, I'll be catching it---at the Witching Hour, as it should be.
I don't care if I never come back.
Did I mention the movie is starring Claire Foy?
She'd look good, even without that £1,265 Missoni minidress.
Or the £359 Boss Black Buckle sandals.
Or perhaps, she could maybe just keep the sandals on, and...ahem...huh...er...
Anyway, as I was saying, the movie's going to be idiotic, of course. But here I am, I have already purchased my ticket.
(Keep them coming, Bartender!)
What can I say?
The Devil made me do it.
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