some pretentious nobody
When the anticlimax is your theme, you kinda paint yourself into a corner. Stupid move logic twists can’t occupy a characters only motivation. Withholding character info is cool, withholding scenes of violence/ killer victim seem suspicious when we’re guessing if it’s him or not. Like Zodiac but without the genuine fear of not being able to catch the killer.
Having said that, the worst thing about this one was the awful coverage editing. Jumpy and weird af, it would come…
This is the kind of film I've been waiting for. Very mad I didn't make it!!! A mix of Assault on Precinct 13, SLC Punk and Romper Stomper, but with the extreme violence of good French Extreminism in a real life siege plot. The tension in this film is real, all the consequences felt real and very dangerous. Ultimatley a character piece meets thriller, the two interspersed well and made for a compelling story beyond the thrills. The aesthetic fit…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
The screening I went to, after a really good scene the screen went black. Everyone thought it was intentional darkness to replicate the blind mans POV. Something the film hadn’t done yet. Amazing! But then the scene kept going over black. I was like woah, love the balls to this. Then the lights came up, and the director explained something went wrong with the DCP. Not intentional. Or was it??