so beautiful and yet somehow hollow ? all the pieces didn’t come together, i cannot explain why. but also i cant stop thinking about “you can’t hate this city unless you love it”
joke reviews on pause:
this book was one of my favourites - don’t know why i never saw the movie as a kid. it’s a very loyal adaptation but it is weakened in a few different ways: cringy editing and insanely excessive slow mo, the more slapstick comedy, the flashbacks feeling more like a plot device and less like the theme of destiny and us carrying the sins of our ancestors. obviously it was a children's book, but it was…
obligatory fuck polanski and nobody should watch his work in any way that gives him money!!!
unfortunately this was very good so i think i will have to watch more of him 😐 ugh
also we’re supposed to believe that her husband was struggling with his acting career so badly that he did THAT but they could easily afford that fucking massive apartment uhhh did i miss something