I knew I was going to hate it going in but I went in thinking I could get some good laughs in a "so bad, its good" kind of way but then Gal Gadot had to go and ruin it by just making it bad.
The "Dwayne Johnson" Rock deserved better.
Very rare that you come across a movie as tender as this one. Every aspect of this movie was thought-provoking, sincere, and grounded.
It is projects like these that maintain my trust in Joaquin Phoenix the same way I would trust a favorite director. He puts a lot of careful thought and consideration to the vast majority of his roles and I love him for it.
This is also a rare instance where I also enjoyed a child actor in…
"War Crimes are defined by winners. I'm a winner. So I can make my own definition."
I was born in Bangladesh before immigrating to America when I was 2. My people were victims of genocide by the Pakistani in 1971 where 3 million people were killed. This is a burden I carry and will never forget.
The Act of Killing is a documentary that looks into the lives of gangsters in Indonesia who participated in the mass genocide of "communists"…
"I don't know if what's happening is fair, but it's the only thing I can think of that's close to justice."
The Killing of a Sacred Deer was the 3rd movie I have seen by Yorgos Lanthimos, and although it is my least favorite, it is still a great watch in general. It is hard to give a synopsis on the film without spoiling it, and I went into the film completely blind and I'm glad I did.