*2nd viewing, 1st for my parents lol*
Jack the monkey breaking into song is the standard from which all scenes will be compared this year.
EPISODES 1 - 2:
Chan-wook's blocking style & pulpy-but-straight-faced sensibilities really compliment this traditionally european/american story.
Lots about the performative nature of espionage. The fabrication of narratives & how these are intertwined with the character's inner selves.
Also... I wasn't expecting such a direct reference to my country (Chile). This takes place just a few years after Chile's infamous military coup against commumist president Allende (planned out by the USA/CIA). So yeah, this being an espionage show, it makes a lot of…
Dear Netflix, for the love of Paimon PLEASE let David Lynch direct a new feature film. You're spending $17.3B year alone, just give him some. We'd all be eternally grateful.
Still, reading the text 'WRITTEN, DIRECTED & EDITED BY DAVID LYNCH' is an immense privilege under any circumstance. So thank you.
I'm alive. The intertwining timelines is honestly such a power move from Gerwig's part; it's not fair. Watch me cry every time it cuts to the present.
Every cast member does great (I genuinely believe Laura Dern's part is as strong here as in Marriage Story); but this really is Florence Pugh's world.