the movie goes out like an orgasm, a sudden shattering of reality followed by a bewildering emptiness. you get what you want, and immediately there’s nothing.
would be a banging double feature w/ the 2012 teen romcom the first time
it’s possibly by chance that kenneth branagh directed himself a cheeky shakespearean soap opera. it’s both obvious and absurd, a farce indeed.
it wasn’t michael keaton who was cast in this play but rather betelgeuse, and keanu’s flimsy & stilted performance is just as it should be.
if anyone knows the terror rape inflicts on women it's roman polanski!
i'm trying to assess this movie w/out taking polanski's abuse into consideration but that's actually impossible given that this movie is about a woman being raped (under the influence of drugs she doesn't consent to) & then gaslighted & ignored. no one believes her, everyone acts like she's crazy. they act like her mentioning her pain is harmful to other people, like when sexual abuse victims are told to keep…