no amount of cringy film school students can tarnish how great this is.
Refn’s take on a grand yet unseen apocalypse. deeply hilarious as well as painfully melancholy. the emotional core of the show surprised me. Refn, for all that is said and mocked about him, has never been one to go without recognizing the inherent, emotionally crippling sadness his characters live with. they can never settle. they are destined for aimless searching, whether in turn leading to an acceptance or a destruction. the show digs deep into this idea with the range…
other than AMC turning the lights on when the 3-D section started, and the fact that they didn’t even play the 3-D version of the film with the glasses they gave out, the film was really really really really good. wanna see Gan’s other thing. love the style he exercises and the way he tells his stories. some of my fav scenes of the year in this one.