“when a boy loses his job, buys a new suit and takes a girl to Coney Island, he’s either insane or in love - and there’s not much difference.”
Hot take: It shouldn’t be controversial to say that this film is fantastic.
This feels less like a contractually obligated big studio sequel but more like something made by an actual filmmaker who understands stories involve themes and characters who go through arcs and changes throughout a story. Rian Johnson took this franchise and turned it around on its head in the best way possible. He balances fan nostalgia and trying something new and it feels satisfying. It celebrates in…
sundance 2021 #8
looks great but this just goes nowhere. i understand where this is trying to go in terms of its discussion of female empowerment and solidarity, especially in a strange fantasy and war setting, but it gets lost in a narrative that seems lost itself. meanders for a lot of its runtime. Mia Goth innocent.