“The fact that Jennfier Love Hewitt says no to something, speaks volumes for the film’s value, don’t ya think?” – Clint Morris
Brooke Nevin, KC Clyde, Ben Easter, David Paetkau, Brittanie Nicole Leary, Sally Ann Brooks, Britt Leary
A great script – or in this case, a ‘good’ script – doesn’t always mean a good movie – as “I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer” so plainly illustrates.
Whilst Michael D.Weiss’s script is actually rather imaginative, and even manages to breath ‘some’ new life into an ostensibly dead series – nobody expected that, right? – By coming up with something fresh and ‘different’, he’s been let down by the other parties. There’s an ensemble that’s clearly only there to ‘eat’ not to ‘act’, and a budget that doesn’t allow for any shockingly fun death sequences – something the film really calls for. After all, what’s a good teen slasher film without a good decapitation or noose slip?
The reasonably witty script plays out like a lampoon – as in, the events of the previous two films have been put down to no more than Urban Legends – that ultimately liquefies into ‘same ol, same ol’ territory, by midway through. In a nutshell, it fixes on a group of teenagers – the girls, of course, get around for the most of the movie in nothing but tight fitting tank tops. Somewhat of a constant in the “I Know” movies – who find themselves harbouring a deep, dark secret – a friend, pretending to be gutted by another friend, playing the killer fisherman, is killed for real (by, obviously, the real fisherman), but knowing that the authorities won’t believe their story, they decide to just stay mum – and later are stalked and consequently, knocked off one-by-one by a mysterious figure with a hook, seemingly, the killer fisherman from the stories.
The film will keep die-hard teeny-horror fans interested – if only because it is the third instalment of a pretty popular film franchise, and many will simply be interested to see what they’ve done with it – but that doesn’t mean even the fans won’t be hoping Jennifer Love Hewitt – or even, for that matter, Muse Watson, who played the original killer fisherman! – make an appearance before the screen goes black. Which they don’t. The fact that Jennfier Love Hewitt says no to something, speaks volumes for the film’s value, don’t ya think?
Reviewer : Clint Morris
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.