Today’s topic is to do with those great moments where something is revealed, and it’s surprising but also satisfying, because you can immediately see that the story “played fair”. This plot twist hasn’t come completely out of the blue, but rather was set up in a way that you noticed, but didn’t quite put together. Continue reading 47 Movie Blogs #16 – Epic Foreshadowing / Reveal Moments
Things that make you go “Wha–!?!?!??!??!!!?” – Twilight of the Cockroaches
Years ago, I was the local video shop (which at the time was a bit of a quest to get to), choosing this week’s entertainment, when I came across something I had never heard of before: a Japanese, half animated / half live action film called Twilight of Cockroaches. The movie promised an apocalyptic allegory after which I would never look at cockroaches in the same way again. I picked it up and the resulting viewing experience turned out to be one of the strangest ones I’d ever had. From memory, it drove away more than one friend who started it with me (including the woman who later became my wife), and though I have never seen it since it has left an indelible mark in my memory.
So, going off of that indelible mark only, and absolutely no further research whatsoever, I’m going to try to recount the movie’s story. Continue reading Things that make you go “Wha–!?!?!??!??!!!?” – Twilight of the Cockroaches