Hideaki Anno's magnum opus
I know it's cool to hate this movie, i mean i enjoy doing that sometimes too. Doesn't help when the movie (and the trilogy as a whole) kick started the gritty and brooding to blockbuster and superhero movies that i wholeheartedly despise.
But even then i can't deny how entertaining and downright ingenious this movie could be. The immaculate editing that weaves multiple moments and plot beats together to create a genuinely tense and nail-biting experience. The screenplay, which undoubtedly…