A sweet and tender debut, that deals with romantic relationships and those-that-could-have-been-but-didn't with warmth and maturity. A bit too quiet for me to get really moved by it and I wish there was a bit more characterization for our two leads, but it's definitely one of the better films of the year so far. Nice cinematography as well.
A well made courtroom drama about a woman possibly murdering her husband; with the trial dealing with the complex relationship of what turns out to be an egotistical couple that shouldn't have had a kid in the first place when you're that selfish.... you know isolating him in a chalet so you can focus on you and your work 🙄. But he has his dog! Yes, the dog is the absolute mvp (props for listing him first in the credits)…
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"You're not alone. Neither are you."
The scenes between Rey and Ben are some of the scenes I could watch over and over again and never get tired of.
From the brilliant editing and the simplicity of the sound stopping to show they're connecting through the Force to the subtle and then not so subtle (Rey going straight to that dark wet hole after seeing him shirtless amirite? :p) already iconic scenes between them: "You ARE a monster. Yes I…
The one film I wanted to see and couldn't at Cannes and it's sadly a little disappointing given Park Chan Wook' resume imo.
Like bits and pieces here and there about the central relationship and there's some great editing choices, the way characters are visually present in a scene when "they're actually not but it feels like they are" for ex, even though it can also be a little confusing at times.
But it never really goes past its classic…