Cinephile since 1995
I tried to watch this as an adaptation of the Chinese folklore tale and not a remake of the 1998 animated film and even in that way I totally hated this.
Mulan is an overly explained, overproduced and shameful film that you can smell right from the beginning that Disney is checking narrative fluidity like checkboxes on a list of thing that they think can work to gain money.
Money, money, money, is everything that matters, but everything is so…
Charlie Kaufman is a writer that trusts his audience, he knows that even if this could be confounding, the hypnotic unravel of complex conversations about the human psyque, interiorizes his characters deep enough to create a satisfying experience.
He's the only one able to direct such a cryptic screenplay and is propelled thanks to the outstanding performances by its cast, remarkably as always Jesse Buckley.
Maybe when you talk about what happened in the film the surreal nature of the…
A brilliantly composed ode to life and family, Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life is a magestic cinematographic achievement with all the crew working on the peak of their talents.
Is very difficult to explain with words what you're feeling while you are watching the film, but I can say that is was something ethereal, dreamy, spiritual and vivid at the same time, almost ten years later we have not seen anything like it since 2011.
The scene where we hear Requiem, Op. 5 (Grande Messe des Morts) is one of the most beautiful and touching scenes in cinema history.
A simple minded, predictable and insanely messy anarchist wannabe, Joker wastes the incredible and committed Joaquin Phoenix's performance in a pathetic film that just don't know what to be or what to do with the incendiary comments it takes on-screen.
Even if it's beautifully filmed and has a brutal, powerful score, my biggest problem comes from the director's incompetence to decide between being a copycat of superior films or to say something transgressive.
This will be controversial but certainly is…