one of the most effortlessly good things i've seen in a minute, thank you ridley. now with that praise, i'm demanding another alien/david movie pronto.
Once again, I'm just in the tank for Edgar Wright because I had a lot of fun during and after this. People are grappling with certain sequences or thematic registers that they feel he may not have depicted to the best of his ability, but he's too dazzling a formalist for me to care about those complaints. Wright's movies have momentum and that is honestly not an easy feat to try and mimic. His camera and edits have purpose and…
I've hardly seen a movie so blunt and free of nonsense about one of America's greatest sins. I'm genuinely shocked that this was able to be made.
Starts as your typical cop-in-too-deep story which quickly turns into one of the angriest, most indicting portraits of the War on Drugs and how it is used by powerful white people to keep all other minorities underneath them through cycles of violence and greed.
Fishburne turns in one of his best performances here…