Straub might feel tense seeing people's backs, but this isn't a Straub-Huillet film. Shots here are lazy because the production of the film was too. This was filmed in just one day. Didin't even finish as a Godard fan after being interested for months. Even skimming through this reveals how mise-en-scène was just an afterthought. Please Godard, dm me the transcript version of this on Discord so I can enjoy your god damn ideas!
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
"The Martha scene is stupid, Batman doesn't kill people, the film is a confusing mess even with the director's cut..." I disagree, hey alright, though I do agree that the final fight in the film is shit. Lemme explain:
What happens near the end with Martha is not just a stupid plot twist to keep the plot going on. It connects to the film's religious themes and amplifies them. When Superman says Martha's name before Batman succeeds in killing him,…