i just write a bunch of words about films with the occasional text-yelling
remember when JJ abrams said that the rise of skywalker is a love letter to star wars? that this film is about hope? and that the fans will get a satisfying ending not just to the sequel trilogy but the skywalker saga as a whole? I REMEMBER – AND THEY WERE ALL LIES.
i finished my saga rewatch just days before i went to see IX and the disconnect from the previous films is painfully jarring. jar jar abrams made…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
it’s been days since i saw this (twice) and i’m still processing my feelings on this, so i will instead recount the exact words i yelled to my friend as the credits started rolling: REYLO IS ENDGAME AND BENDEMPTION IS REAL, BUT AT WHAT COST? AT 👏🏼 WHAT 👏🏼 COST???????????? 👏🏼
I hate to be that person who throws around the word 'brilliant', but this film is seriously honest to god brilliant. It puts so many other modern horror films to shame. The atmosphere, the music, the building tension are all carefully crafted, and the story unravels in the most haunting, tragic way that is deeply affecting (something I probably would never associate with a horror film, but it really works). I watched it a few days ago and the ending…
when the film cut to black and “directed by anthony and joe russo” came on screen my entire theatre was dead silent for the longest time, no one could believe marvel did THAT. here i am 4 hours later and i still haven’t recovered from the emotional trauma!!! hell, i was driving home from the theatre and when i thought of tony & peter in that one particular scene i just straight up started BAWLING which alarmed the little old lady…