Got the full trilogy for my birthday a week ago and decided to watch the first tonight and I really enjoyed it. Definitely one of the most unique action films I've ever seen with a much more personal plot than simply "stop bomb going off and save city" (many of those films are very good although some are derivative.) I loved the way colour was used in this film and the contrast between scene to scene in the way in…
Great movie for the most part but just falls short of being among Scorseses best.
Leonardo DiCaprio gives the performance of his career as the eccentric Jordan Belfort and perfectly portrays Belfort from what I've seen of him out of interest before watching the film. Jonah Hill, Margot robbie and Matthew McConnaughey also deliver great performances in their respective roles but it's what you would expect from such a star-studded cast.
The pacing and flow of the film is very…
Another incredible film from Villeneuve. Extremely well directed with such a great and interesting structure. As per usual, with his films the cinematography and effects are amazing and the choice of music especially "the nature of daylight" is fantastic and make that final scene hurt even more. It also feels extremely original whilst obviously taking lots of ideas from films such as close encounters and independence day and using ideas from them in a completely unique way (the musical cue…