if a film doesn't have neon lights, violence, or homoeroticism, then what has really been accomplished? ask yourself.
I see…so that’s where you were…Yui.
We get to choose for ourselves. We get to choose to connect with other people. We get to choose to take care of this world, to take care each other. And in these choices there’s the hope of happiness, but also the chance of being hurt. But that’s what being human is, that’s what living is. It’s choosing to exist as we are right now and actively choosing it every day, despite our fear…
my favorite genre of television is when the premise of the show is not the point of the show. the haunting of hill house would be another great example of this.
the real twist is that both of these shows are really about the insurmountable grief that comes with loss, the catharsis the act of forgiveness can bring, and most important of all, showing us that love in its varying forms, while perhaps never easy, is always a necessity.
“forgive her…forgive yourself.”
quantum of solace is served better by immediately watching after the conclusion to casino royale. once you understand that this is all happening because “bond is bond”, as m puts it, meaning james is entirely too feeling, too sentimental, the film starts to feel justified for existing. solace is more concerned with the exploration of bond’s character, and his desire for revenge, and how he can or cannot heal from that, than it is in the usual end of the…
halloween kills seems to not know what it wants to do with itself? the first film had such a clear concept of self. this one just seems to repeat the same ideas of the 2018 one, in a less atmospheric and cool way, many times coming across as parody. what a disappointment and a waste of time for everyone involved!