Ah yes I’m going to become obsessed with this now I’ve seen aren’t I...
Did my yearly rewatch of this the other night and I’ve decide to bump it up to 5 stars. Emma Stone is the definition of a star being born and Stanley Tucci is the Aperol Spritz making Dad you never knew you needed.
Bonus points because very very few actor’s could pull off all the corny John Hughes references quite like Stone.
I first saw Prisoners age 13 with my Mum at the Vue in Aberdeen. I was in fact too young to see the film but by that point I had seen Game of Thrones, Pulp Fiction and even Trainspotting and so some little thriller with Wolverine in it seemed pretty tame. As we showed our tickets to get into the screens, the man (probably also a boy tbf) working there tried to stop us getting in. Insisting this was a…