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Holy shit I think I finally get it. No film takes advantage of 3D more than Avatar, with it actually enhancing the film instead of acting as a gimmick. For a 13 year old film the visuals are better than most blockbusters today. Every detail of Pandora is stunning, and the sheer amount of work that must have been put in to have EVERYTHING looking this good is mind-blowing. From the forest at night to the animals…
Some light story spoilers but nothing too major:
There's a haunting beauty to the Suspira remake. If you've seen the original (and I'm guessing most people have) then you have a rough idea of what's going on. It's still the same story just with a different idea. It leaves behind the terrifying nature of the original for a more slow burn descent into madness. But that's not what makes the film special to me. What really makes this superior to…
Robert Eggers' latest film is a glorious sight to see. A $90 million viking revenge tale set in the beautiful country of Iceland. It's filled with several wide sweeping shots of small characters juxtaposed against huge mountains, and frankly creates some of the most cinematic shots I've seen in recent memory. The main cast ensemble are brilliant, but Skarsgård is in a whole world of his own, bringing a sense of humanity to this horrifying beserker. The combination of a very metal soundtrack and excellent violence make this at points seem like the film equivalent of Doom. What an absolute beast of a movie.