“I find the world a bitter and complicated place. And it seems to feel the same way about me.”
I watched this at the perfect time. Igniting the feeling of a warm christmas flame. Cause that’s what it’s all about. Finding compassion and empathy in others while learning to live with the turmoil in one’s life.
Your Fate is Sealed
“You must choose between kindness for your kin, and hatred for your enemies.”
What a delight The Northman by Robert Eggers is. I must say, huge hats off to the production design, costume and sound departments. All of those aspects are off the charts.
Eggers world-building is once again scalpel sharp. With a well digestible plot, I find The Northman to be his most accessible film to date, which is partly the reason why I enjoyed it so.
“Right here, you are going to witness an absolute spectacle.”
Jordan Peele’s Nope can be summarized in one sentence; the dangers of spectacle. Including subtle commentary on commercializing spectacles and the over American obsession with recognition, glory, and fame that comes with its distribution.
A crucial yet confusing point in this stood out to me in this was the whole monkey rampage on set scene. While this once again correlates to Peele’s constant proclamation of the dangers of over relying…