An engaging story from start to finish, detailing three people's "truths", and being firm and clear about the real truth. Though it is slow to get going, once it starts, it never stops. This is a film about manhood, masculinity, revenge, and women's autonomy, detailing the little rights that women had and the lengths that men went to protect their own pride or their own "property", as women were soon. Each perspective adds a little more to the story, before…
Firstly, I also went into this thinking it was going to be a nice, light-hearted coming of age high school comedy and boy was I wrong.
Megan Park crafts a beautifully done narrative about a teenager named Vada dealing with the aftermath of a school shooting. The scene itself lasts maybe a couple minutes at most at the beginning of the film and the rest of the movie revolves around the main character struggling to emotionally deal with…
My feelings on Dear Evan Hansen are... mostly positive? I'm someone who enjoyed the original musical, through all of its fault, acknowledging its problems but never taking it away from the people who saw seen in the movie and its plot. The stance is this: if you loved the musical, you're probably going to love the movie. The movie is fairly faithful, only small changes (I barely missed the songs they cut), but nothing major. If you hated…
A beautiful film with marvellous directing, gorgeous cinematography, a haunting score, and a wonderful lead performance from Dev Patel. It’s a slow film that requires a lot of patience, but the payoff is worth it. This film isn't going to be for everyone, but this film about morality and honor in a slow burn definitely was for me. I was entranced the entire two hours and ten minutes.