Movies are good. Except when they're not.
David Fincher returns to the smaller scale thrillers that once made his career, but now with the finely tuned digital precision of his modern filmmaking. The Killer is very much a "return to form" type beat. There aren't many surprises here, just a master of the thriller showing he's still got it.
Fassbender is perfect in this role and I really hope he and Fincher team up again sometime soon. There are few actors today who better embody the Fincher…
I loved it. in a way it's Cameron's late period piece—a work containing everything he's been playing with his entire career, from theme to aesthetic. There's a little bit of all his movies in here (of note, how the humans landing on Pandora cops the T2 nuclear blast aesthetic to heighten the horror of colonization).
Love that Cameron's become such a sweetheart in his older age. Way of Water is his sweetest, warmest movie. So much of it is just…