Inconsistent reviewer. Regular challenge-abandoner. Movie lover with too little time.
Today I watched 3 versions. There is little in the 70's BBC version that trumps either of the later versions, but this and the 2008 version are equally good in different ways.
The choice between Winslet and Wakefield is tough. Both are excellent and though similar, Winslet is more dramatic which works better for the film version, and is my personal favourite precisely due to that, as I see Marianne as exceptionally dramatic and great as Wakefield is, Winslet really…
So. Many. Thoughts.
Am on complete emotional overload right now. I just can't even...
I really don't know where to start with this, so am just gonna dive right in.
1. This film belongs to Chris Evans. Yes, I know. Johnny Storm, Captain America, the man I thought was only capable of portraying 2 emotions is Fucking Awesome! I honestly had no idea that he was this good and frankly I feel a little bad for writing him off based…
This was an entrancing film. The cinematography is so beautiful, almost every image is perfect. The editing is mindblowing at times.
The story is also extremely involving, due partly to the brilliant performances from Wasikowska and Goode, who are intriguing and terrifying at the same time, and partly because of the amazing use of sound.
I'm rarely impressed with sound editing because it is rarely used in such a visceral way. In Stoker the Sound department managed to make every…