Great cast. Kinda boring. John Malkovich epilogue is pretty hilarious.
A beautifully shot mood piece that meshes together loose memories from Cuaron’s childhood as he attempts to analyze with hindsight. Unfortunately, this is the same reason you dont feel a strong connection with the characters, nor understood their inner-life and motivations. But I guess that’s not important as there are numerous set-pieces that grab your attention over the two hours.
You may not understand Cleo’s point of view, but there’s earthquakes, fires, martial arts pilgrimages, student riots, birth scenes, and…
I’ve seen The Room 9 times in a cinema with a plastic spoon throwing audience, and it’s the greatest cinematic experience you can ever have... till I saw this with the same die-hard audience.
The moment I realized this Movie will eventually transcend The Room was during the final scene of the movie set at the premiere screening, when our 700 strong die-hard fan theatre, stopped laughing hysterically at re-enactments of scenes from The Room and went dead quiet as…
A visceral and immersive sensory cinematic experience unlike any I've had in recent memory, heightened by the fact that I saw it on 70mm film. As the celluloid ran through the projector and the opening titles flickered on screen I instantly felt like a kid again.
Say what you will about digital projection, nothing compares to seeing a movie projected on film. This film MUST be seen in a theatre and preferably on film.