Godard's personality really shines through in this.
Honestly, Tenet is so dumb and so misguided that I don't think it's possible for me to break down how fundamentally broken it is.
For starters, it's entirely built around action sequences that are, for the most part, played out in reverse order. What that means is the very flow of action is broken. Instead of action leading into impact, you get reverse impact leading into reverse action. The very thing that brings life and excitement to action, the impact,…
When I say this film is devastating, I say it with an asterisk.
It's not devastating in the way that an epic tragedy is. It's not devastating in the strength of emotions like a Requiem for a Dream or a Schindler's List. It's muted and reserved. There's no swelling score or knockout climax. Nothing in it could be described as a set piece. To be honest, not much happens at all.
It's devastating in the way that a dull day…
I almost don't want this to come out because once it does I have no reason to watch any other movie and I like watching other movies.
Update: I've now seen all the trailers a billion times and I can confirm this is gonna be a gay masterpiece and I feel genuinely self conscious about how obsessed I'm gonna be with this movie.
I deleted Twitter and Instagram 40 minutes into this (he says on Letterboxd).
This shit was scary as fuck though. It helped me realise how much time I wasted just scrolling and ingesting absolute nonsense. Not to mention how damaging the AI prediction programs are at shaping you as a person in ways you don't desire.