This is fine.
It is undeniably impressive, especially in IMAX, and every piece cleverly works in synch, but I can't help but feel a distance from DUNE: PART 2 the more I ponder the film. Maybe it's because it's so finely engineered, that it pulls away the more I try to grasp it? It's a weird feeling!
All the acting is excellent, the designs are clever, and like all of Villeneuve's work, it's cold but not emotionless. It smartly foregrounds the toxicity of…
RISE. ROAR. REVOLT.
You watch RRR and wonder "Why is this film such a spine-tingling blast of excitement while most super-hero blockbusters hit audiences like tepid baths?"
Maybe it's because they don't feature a musical number where white douchebags are struck down by the power of Indian dance.
From the absurd premise of "What if two real-life revolutionaries who never crossed path... We're really best friends?", Director SS Rajamouli crafts a towering 3-hour epic that's all about saving a single…
All billionaires are bad. Everyone in charge is corrupt. No amount of punching mentally challenged people can remedy this.
Yea, that's the shit the annoying guy at the party likes to spout when the subject of Batman comes up, but it's exciting material for a big-budget tentpole to tackle. The reality that the system itself is broken - and that a man going out as bat is a release valve for him, but serves no great purpose considering his resources…