"He's not a monster. He's not evil. He's just a human being."
That line, perfectly delivered by Sterling K. Brown, perfectly describes what Trey Edward Shults is trying to do here. Showing us what makes us humans. Hate. Love. Forgiveness and loss. But also, how sometimes we can thrive and try to move on. We cannot change the past. We have to move on one way or another.
I understand why this film wouldn't work for some and I get…
THE BOYS IN THE BAND is a ruthless yet mesmerizing viewing experience that’s as timeless as it is brilliantly layered with an impeccable script. Jim Parsons for the fucking win. Seriously, he is so fucking incredible in this.
A primal tale that shows us that self hate is so deeply rooted in society that it destroys lives without you even notice. Internalized homophobia, hurtful truths and a depressing reality drives it to mesmerizing heights. With a cast for the ages. For real, Jim fucking Parsons. Wow. This film touched me in ways I didn’t expect and I’m blown away. This was incredible.
I loved every delicious, joyful, sad, sharp, heartbreaking minute of this remarkable adaptation from Greta Gerwig.
For me, it took a while to get used to the structure and the characters but once I did, it was just incredible. Beautiful performances from Saoirse Ronan and Florence Pugh and impeccable direction from Gerwig. I couldn't have loved this more to be honest.
When Jo said "Women have minds and souls as well as hearts. Ambition and talent as well as beauty…
I went expecting only a marvelous technical achievement but instead I got a riveting, moving and ultimately powerful war film with Mendes and Deakins at their respective bests.
That wasn't one shot though, it was two, maybe three I'm not sure, but it's still very, very impressive.
Newman's score felt out of place sometimes and it was a little bit "typical" if that makes sense but it was still very good and really powerful at times. Deakins work is of…