Tony Scott truther. contrarion and hypocrite.
I’m obsessed with this. Lowery builds such an immediately entrancing atmosphere that never let go of me. Heard some say this moved so slowly it lost them at points, but it went by pretty quickly for me because I was 100% in for the ride. I didn’t know what to expect from this and the way it approached honor and courage really surprised me. It’s surreal imagery worked so well because of the world and mood Lowery set and made…
I’m old enough to remember way back in 2019 when this show was announced and it’s elevator pitch was that Loki would “pop up throughout human history as an unlikely influencer on historical events.” Despite already loathing Loki as a character, I couldn't help but be interested in a high budget show with as silly a premise as “what if Loki was Forrest Gump?”
The final product was nowhere near that creative. Every time something came up that I thought…
Soderbergh is the greatest of all time. Managing to surprise and grow with his work over 30 films in. This is him at his most stylized, experimenting more with the camera than we’ve seen him do since he used an iphone, with batshit wide angle lens distortion and dutch angles and a constant sense of motion thats so gripping to look at. The craft is in more than the visuals though, with a really deep care for the history and…