I didn’t rewatch this I just need it documented that I got a 6 day Facebook ban for “hate speech” because I said the priest in this movie served cunt.
2023 Anti-Criterion Challenge - Film 5 - 1950s
I was not feeling this at all but it really hits its stride in the last hour or so and the last thirty minutes bumped it up an entire star. Gorgeously shot with a pretty fascinating cast of characters, this film has a nasty sense of irony to it. About everything I objected to in the first chunk of the film was deconstructed and addressed almost brutally. I think there's conversations to…
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This is the 100th movie I've logged this year. Figures.
I really don't get it. Solid performances and a really great score, but the writing was just...ugh. It was anticlimactic and it felt too short. I'm beginning to think Paul Thomas Anderson is one of those directors that just doesn't understand how to write women. What is Emily Watson's character if not "woman who is attracted to main character"? Why does she like him? What do they have in common?…