I'm no film critic. But I like to pretend that I am.
The cinematography alone in this film was way beyond it's time. I'm a little late on the Kubrick "hype-train" but goddamn, he really is incredible.
Paths of Glory not only shows the horrific events that took place on the battlefield, but also the sometimes even more horrifying events that takes place between officers of their country.
Generals depict their own men as nothing but mere bodies, ready to be thrown out into the war in hopes that their lives be…
Me after watching Persona: "Huh?"
Me after watching some YouTube videos to help explain Persona: "Huh?"
This film extends itself to be a vehicle in which the individual is to think past the surface of what Persona is about and instead introduce your own thoughts and opinions about yourself and the duality of the conscious and unconscious world we live in.
This happened to be my first Bergman film having not heard of him before watching this. I am so…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
The one problem I had with this film (and I may be wrong about this, but it felt off to me) was the display of mental illness. I don’t really think someone dealing with a form of mental illness would find themselves shooting and killing every person they come into contact with that they may not like. But that’s just a thought and I may be totally wrong about it.
Remarkable performance by Joaquin Phoenix. He really knocked it out of…