stuck impersonating a writer/creator
"twas a rough night."
Hollywood Shakespeare stripped back to its steely acoustics. Coated in furiously revealing silver and smudged into infinitely angular shadows and modernist concrete.
Yet still not as transportive as I needed it to be. I can always find the slight pleasures I got from this abundantly in Throne of Blood. This is thoroughly an actor's canvas; has some of the most measured and imaginative face acting you'll see. What could've hit the spot for me I think…
Casino Royale > Skyfall > Quantum > Spectre > No Time To Die
Might need a second viewing, but for now I'm not very happy. The action is expectedly charismatic and never misses a beat. Those 15 minutes of Craig, Lynch and De Armas in Santiago is peak franchise Bond. Mean, quick, romantic and even a bit effectively clumsy. Yet this is the one that mostly misses the point of what makes the emotionally complex Craig era so unreplicable in the first place. You…
Favourite Wes Anderson!
Features wistfully passing portraits of perhaps his loneliest humans, who finally feel vastly smaller than the miniature-like, art exhibit world they're encased in-- more like in Anderson's stop-motion works. Rather than carving a complete and definite emotional core, he goes for plucking out blunt punchlines from his three stories certifying the melancholic expeditions of the solitary journalist.
It's bound to be placed below his more popular films from the last decade, but more Wes Anderson characters (and…