A visual delight from start to finish but I am unsure about it's reason for existence beyond that. Maybe that's enough? Hard to say, but I was personally left a little in the cold by it.
As I was leaving the theater from watching this I swore to myself I wouldn't make my Letterboxd reaction a thirst post. But ya know what? I can't help it. Jamie Dornan is an absolute specimen in this and I spent a majority of the film thinking about only that.
Sure, there's a very sweet message about loving your home even when it becomes impossible to stay there, but did you see Jamie in his little cardigans? He may have…
Michael Moore has the power to turn people against each other in record time if you happen to disagree on his merits as a documentary filmmaker but with Bowling For Columbine I truly believe he defined a time period of American history better than any other cinematic resource. He asks some very difficult questions here that ultimately can't be answered definitively but as a conversation starter this is perfection.
The saddest thing about it though is that 10 years later…
Ok yeah I know the original 'Grease' is technically a better movie and a legitimate classic...but I love 'Grease 2' more and I'll never apologize for it.
The songs are catchier, the dancing is better, the female empowerment is stronger, and Maxwell Caulfield is the goddamn hottest man alive in every frame of this movie.
Don't @ me.