Burning

Burning ★★★★½

This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

This review may contain spoilers.

Just captivating in image and suspense. 

Really really slow burn, and, as confident as Ash is she understood this and knows what happened, I am not. 

I think there’s a metaphor for class division in here as well, but trying to decipher this strange murder mystery noir was enough for me. 

Cinematography is very Terrence Malick. I could do with a bit more plot and a bit less
aimless following around, but I dig it. 

Definitely recommended for the SoKo cineasts out there.


EDIT: after thinking about the film and what I might not have been noticing or paying attention to, this film warrants a rewatch, and sooner than later. 

There’s a lot more than the surface Under Silver Lake narrative here, which is equally as engaging as the subtext weaved throughout.

Bumping half a star to account for my ignorance on this one.

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