u just made me realize ima die. lol
Horror vibes, uneasy tension, psychologically engaging. Great performance by Portman, although I felt she played it a bit too showy. Skarsgaard was well cast, loved his portrayal. Sound design was fantastic, creeping score by Mica Levi.
Pacing was too sleepy for its own good, drastically reduced the appeal of the premise. I liked how Larraín tinkered with the biopic genre, but much was lost in turning this story art house.
"I used to be the devil. Now I'm just a man".
You can almost hear a choir of Malick-devotees sing harmonious psalms when whispering the words "ain't them bodies saints". I just might be a part of that crowd. David Lowery has made an artistic marvel that echoes the work of the great Terrence Malick without mimicking him. By the first few scenes, we know we are in for something extraordinary.
Bradford Young is the name of the 36-year old…
"You remember that guy who loved you, and you had that great romance with? It's me."
This is it. This is how films are truly supposed to be. Not some peppered version of what could happen, but a slice of daily life sprawling with reality in the clearest sense of the word. The situations displayed on screen are so true and so mature that it makes almost every other film in existence look like unimportant entertainment. This is the real…