Any number of trigger warnings are applicable . This film is one of the best examples of a child’s perspective in cinema, but it’s also like terry gilliam giving us backstory on the family from the Texas chainsaw massacre. Just so needlessly bleak. By the very nature of how low it holds the camera to a child’s eye, how Gilliam uses sound and effects and characterizations to build a fantasy world before us, it should be a marvelous little film,…
Alan Moore x the Wachowskis is a perfect recipe for stirring, revolutionary sci fi fiction. Ideas are bulletproof, which I’d argue is like a motto for Moores work, could also be a line in any wachowski film. I know they didn’t direct V, and I’m doing a disservice to James mcteigue who directed the film very well, but it has the heart of one of their films. Beyond the screenplay, it has a core set of themes and ideas that…
Worst movie I’ve seen in a theater by a wide margin. Especially because there are things in it that I don’t dislike! Like the previous worst film Midsommer was a bummer from the get, but this had me contemplating! Bro fumbled all my goodwill in the last 90+ mins (lol). Like… there is a genuinely enchanting section of this movie in which I was bamboozled into wondering if ari aster had found some goddamm beauty in the world.. but no! The…
Blockbuster driven solely on emotion
Operatic type plastic filmmaking
But what really moves me is the tangle of feelings
Saw myself and my relationships at so many points which is scary, and thrilling, and comforting
Connecting at the base level of human understanding, the level confused by every communication other than emotion... and stripping everything away to move solely on emotion, on feeling...