top four are recent favourite first watches
Didn’t entirely work for me but is at least ambitious and wild in a way that I can respect - I’d much rather not enjoy watching something like this than the 500th instalment in some tired franchise.
Would have been a total waste of time if not for the scene where Javier Bardem cries
Certainly manages to be unpredictable and purposefully unsettling, but despite finding many of the ideas pretty interesting I failed to connect with this. I need to accept that Kaufman’s direction just doesn’t work for me - in theory the idiosyncrasies of the structure and plot should be right up my alley, but instead I found myself either annoyed or bored by them.