Thinking Aloud: Post-HALLOWEEN-Edition: “Ever Since My Trip To CHICAGO…

…I’ve Been Drawn-To, And Excited-By, The Film “THE GREY” Starring LIAM NEESON.”

I’ve Been Fixated Upon-It, Actually.

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SEE !!!

I TOLD YA SO !!!

I’m SURE You’ve Noticed, But…

…I Really Just Can’t Help Myself.

The First Time I Saw It, I Liked It.

But, I Convinced Myself I Didn’t Like It So Much.

And Then I Watched-It A Second Time.

I Knew I Couldn’t Convince Myself To Dislike It Any Longer, So I Just Let The Greatness Of It Wash Over Me.

Then I Saw It A Third Time.

Then A Fourth.

I Just Can’t Help Myself.

To Me, It’s Like It Was After The First Time I Saw “KRULL” !!!

I Wanted To Watch It Again, And Again, AND AGAIN !!!

I Was The Same Way With A Few Other Choice-Flicks.

I Remember Doing It When “TOMBSTONE” Came Out.

I Remember Doing It When “LEON: THE PROFESSIONAL“…

(…AKA “THE PROFESSIONAL…)

…1ST Came Out.

I Remember Doing It When “ARMY OF DARKNESS” Came Out.

There Are Other Examples, But Needless To Say It Happens To Me At Times.

THE GREY

…Is…

…MY…

…Latest, Personal Craze.

To ME…

THE GREY

…Is Now…

…SPECIAL.

So Special, In-Fact, That I Can’t Stop Thinking About It.

It’s Directly Related To Having Received It AND Had My Second Viewing Of It While In The Second City Itself…

CHICAGO

!!!

The Film Makes Me Think…

…And Reflect…

…And Think Whilst I Reflect.

THE GREY

…Is Now…

…MY NEW FAVORITE REMINDER !!!

😀

A Reminder Of Being In The Company Of Those I Missed Most.

A Reminder That Some Things DO Deserve A Second Chance.

A Reminder To Think How I DO Think, Not How I SHOULD Think, Or FORCE MYSELF To Think.

And…

…Of Course…

…That I LOVE ME Some LIAM NEESON !!!

Period.

That Really Sums It All Up.

Does That Work For You ???

It Sure As Hell Works For Me !!!

😉       🙂       😀

“Once More Into The Fray… Into The Last Good Fight I’ll Ever Know…”

“…Live And Die On This Day

Live And Die On This Day.

JOHN OTTWAY

(LIAM NEESON)

In

THE GREY

(2011)

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(Not So) Random (At All) Movie Mention: Joe Carnahan’s “THE GREY” (2011) Starring LIAM NEESON! ! !

THE GREY

(2011)

…Is Much More Than Just An Action/Drama/Horror Flick.

It’s So SO Much More.

It IS A Work Of Adrenaline-Pumping ACTON.

It IS A Work Of Wrenching, Heart-Felt DRAMA.

It IS A Work Of HORROR And TERROR.

BUT…

…It’s ALSO A Wonderful Work Of ART.

Period.

Y’all Already Know I’m A Huge Fanboy Of…

LIAM NEESON

…And This Flick Takes That Fact And Cements It Even More So Than It Was Before.

I Still Consider LIAM NEESON To Be One Of The Most Underrated Actors Of The Past 30 Years…

…And I Sincerely Feel…

THE GREY

…To Be A Totally Underrated Flick.

Period Period.

NEESON Is “OTTWAY

…A Dark, Brooding, Loner Of A Character.

He Suffers Deeply Over The Loss Of His Wife…

…And Is, Therefore, Supremely Depressed.

So Depressed Is He, That He’s Suicidal.

He Simply Can’t Do It.

He Can’t Pull The Trigger…

…Neither Figuratively, Nor Literally.

He Has All But Given-Up On Life…

…And He Can Barely Find The Will To Carry On.

SUDDENLY…

…Following A Jet-Plane Crash In The Wind And Snow Swept Alaskan Wilderness…

…He (“OTTWAY“) Is Thrust Into The Position Of Life Saver For AND Leader Of A Small Group Of Oil-Drilling Roughnecks.

BUT…

…The Crash Isn’t The Worst Of It All.

The Survivors Are Now Being Stalked/Hunted By A Pack Of Large WOLVES, Thirsty For Blood.

It Quickly Becomes A Life & Death Situation For The Few Remaining Men…

…A Situation Where None Are Likely To Survive!

*** ***

YES, My Peeps, I’m A Convert Within The Realm That Is…

THE GREY

Period Period Period.

It May Be Action Packed AND Brutal…

…But It’s Also Poetic, Thought-Provoking, AND Beautiful.

The Film’s Writer AND Director…

JOE CARNAHAN

…Has Written An Amazing Story…

…Both Simple AND Complex…

…And Has Directed It With Style AND Care.

The Landscapes Are Gorgeously, Amazingly Shot…

…Adding To The Visual Splendor Of The Flick…

…Along With Adding Deep Deep Feelings Of EXTREME ISOLATION!

Feelings That Only Make The Story Become Even BETTER!

You Know What, My Peeps…

…After Having Watched…

THE GREY

…For The Third Time, I’m Convinced The Ending Of The Film Is Much MUCH More Thought Provoking AND Honest Than I’d Originally Given It Credit For.

In Fact…

…The End Of The Flick Is The Biggest Reason WHY I’m Calling It “Art Flick”…

…As It Leaves You To Ponder The Possibilities…

…And Yet, You’re (ALMOST) Sure You Know How The Story Will Play Out.

You’re (ALMOST) Sure Of What The Final Outcome Would Likely Be.

But You Don’t Know…

…And Ya Know What, My Peeps…

…That’s Perfectly Acceptable To Me.

This Is A Flick That Totally Deserves To Be Seen…

…But Seen More Than Just Once.

One Viewing Simply Isn’t Enough To Totally Appreciate What Has Been Experienced.

I LOVE…

THE GREY

…And Can Now Count It Among My Fave-Faves From…

LIAM NEESON

🙂       😀       🙂

PLEASE, My Peeps…

…PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE…

…Give This Flick A Second Chance.

If You Enjoy It, Great.

If You’re Unsure, Or Even Disliked It, A Second Chance Is At Least Deserved.

Even ME…

…I’ve Previously Admitted To Being Unsure If I Liked It After Having Seen It For The First Time.

But The Second Time It Was Better…

…And The Third Time I Was Sold.

I’m Happy With Myself For Having Given…

THE GREY

…Another Chance To Impress Me…

…And It Did That Very Thing.

ENJOY, My Peeps…

…ENJOY, INDEED!!!

😀       😀       😀       😀

Greetings From Chicago, My Peeps!

Yes Yes Yes…

…I’m Very Aware That It’s After 5AM…

…But What’s Wrong With That?!

Besides The Fact I’m The Only Person Still Awake.

And Besides The Fact I Haven’t Slept In Over 24-Hours.

Okay, AND Besides The Fact That I’m So Wide Awake It Ain’t Even Funny.

I’m Having A Ball.

Lots Of Wonderful Conversations…

…Excellent Food…

…Spending A Little Time In The Company Of Those I Hold Most Dear.

It’s F-in GREAT!!!

I Know I Should Be Sleeping, But I’ve Such A Good Time That I’m Totally Amped-Up.

What To Do, What To Do?

???

Guess I Could Watch One Of The Xmas Gifts I Received Upon Arrival.

I Was Gifted TWO (2) Blu-ray Movies!!!

I Received A Copy Of…

THE GREY

…Starring…

LIAM NEESON

-Vs-

Those Damned Dastardly Evil Wolves!!!

😀

I Also Received The Crown Jewel Of Blu-ray Wants For Myself…

RIDLEY SCOTT‘s

PROMETHEUS

😀       😀

😀       😀       😀

And I Can Even Give Y’all A Quicky Review For Them Both Using Only One Line Of Text, Each.

LIKED IT A LOT 🙂

LOVED IT A BUNDLE 😀

Nice, Quick, Easy, Painless, Perfect.

(*teehehe*)

So…

…Yeah…

…I’ve Been Here For Like 12-Hours…

…And I’ve Already Had Enough Of A Great Time To Totally Justify The Trip!

I Still Know I Totally Will NEVER Want To Live In The Big City Again…

…But It’s  TOTALLY Worth A Weekend Visit.

Smalltown Life Just Suits Me More So.

What’Ya’Gonna’Do, Ya Know?!

EXACTLY!

We Like What We Like…

…And We Knnow What We’re Capable Of.

Right?

RIGHT!!

😀

Anyway, My Peeps…

…Y’all Enjoy Your Weekend!

I’ll Do My Best To Enjoy Myself, Also!

I’ll Holla More So When I Have Some Time To Work-Work On Ye Ole Bloggin’ing!

Until Then… 😉