I co-directed Cooties, Bushwick, and Becky with Cary Murnion.
Future is in the title but this film felt more like a distant past where films were more about evoking a feeling, presenting unanswerable ethical questions, and blowing minds. I’m not really sure what the plot was but in a good way since that’s not what Cronenberg is trying to do.
How does a complete disaster of a film like this get made? The story is incomprehensible mainly because the main character isn’t even revealed till near the end. How can we follow a character arc when we don’t even know the character?!!? For the first half I kept trying to figure out who this film was about? There are lots of characters and Black Adam, but he’s very one note. But oops, it is about B Adam, just not in…
I truly can’t comprehend how Denis makes images that seem so big and larger than life. Epic is the overused word but his sense of scale is unprecedented.
The direction was very tonal in the sense that for a big budget action film, the plot was secondary to emotional ambiguity built from sound and visual collage. The score and sound match the visuals in terms of giganticness, so worth seeing in a theater. Even with the best home theater and…