taron egerton enthusiast
said it once and i'll say it again, Edgar Wright is a MAD MAN and an absolute GENIUS. this film is insane it FEELS like the character of Gary King (also, please take a hundred moments to appreciate Simon Pegg, the funniest actor i've seen in probably forever). it's insanely fast, energetic, inspired and just generally on point? and the plot twist at the middle is so unbelievably funny and well executed, the fights scenes are so goddamn fun, i…
the definitive Batman movie.
so much to talk about this. the technique is absolutely PERFECT. one of the most inspired and beautiful films in the genre when it comes to visuals ALONE. it's purposeful, smart, genius visual storytelling. wonderful cinematography, perfectly edited.
and the sound? the mixing and editing? the astonishingly AMAZING score by Michael Giacchino. this one moment where The Batman theme merged with The Riddler. fuck me.
and the production design, the perfect costumes. gotham feels dirty, cluttered,…
i’m so sorry
i have three big issues with this film: the editing, the characters and the tone;
first of all: i don’t know what happened in the editing room. i don’t know if this is studio bs or a deliberate choice. thing is, i think there are some huge problems with the editing. sometimes scenes are painfully slow, sometimes moments don’t hit as hard because it’s rushed, sometimes action scenes just don’t make sense because of how weird the…