1/5 - uh oh
2/5 - it was fine
3/5 - good!
4/5 - amazing
4.5/5 - perfect
5/5 - life-changing masterpiece
If anything, it works as an exercise to display the differences between film and video, and just how inferior of a technology the latter was upon its inception. Certainly unique, cute and joyous, but mileage will vary. I thoroughly enjoyed the aimlessness of PLAYTIME because it was supporting an overarching idea that had good buildup, but the wonder wore off real quick on this one for me. Tati is a great mime!
There are movies and then there are experiences. Works of art where the editing, music, acting and VFX coalesce into something beyond words and emotional quantification. And yet, The Daniels found a way to write the script that is EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE and bring it to life. In fact, this is more than an experience, a profound one at that, it's an other-wordly concoction as mysterious as the multi-verse itself. And like Michelle Yeoh's Evelyn, I am at…
Antlers takes a simple premise and presents an engrossing, raw and unflinching look at familial trauma, abuse and addiction. While the story isn’t new by any means, Cooper’s direction is fueled with so much confidence in showing, not telling, and when he shows, it’s expertly revealing, detail by detail. If Deakins ever shot a straight up horror, this is what it would look like. The use of lighting and silhouettes to hide and unhide is absolutely mesmerizing and every performance,…