Oh wow... Pascal Laugier did it again!
I have to admit I was a bit worried, the poster, the trailer, everything looked like a generic slasher/horror movie, but I couldn't believe the creator of the fantastic "Martyrs" would do such a thing, I hoped for the best and wasn't let down.
I feel it is necessary to point out that despite the marketing campaign The Tall Man isn't a horror movie, so please don't expect one. It is a puzzling,…
I love every word that is spoken. And every one that is not.
I love the silence and the noisiness.
I love the sound of the engines, the music.
Everything I hear.
I love the beautiful pictures, every shot in every scene.
I love the wonderful editing and the room to breathe.
I love every frame of every second.
Everything I see.
I love the stunning performances of everyone involved.
I love the drivers calm and sweet outer shell. And…
Besides everything I loved the most the room to breathe the movie grants you. You don't just watch a man running down the streets of New York for 5 minutes. You think, feel, reflect and react.
Cinema at its best - intense, reserved, sexy, cold, controlled, helpless, romantic, lonely, disturbing, sad and beautiful.
"We have abandoned our mission. Our star is dying. All our science, all our hopes, our dreams, are foolish! In the face of this, we are dust, nothing more. And to this dust we will return. When he chooses for us to die it is not our place to challenge God."
One of the best, if not the best science fiction movie of our century - beautifully horrifying.
The unofficial prequel to The Matrix.
It has not only inspired directly a lot of the content in The Matrix, visually or philosophically, I could totally imagine the events in Ghost In The Shell be the starting point for the rise of the machines and the downfall of humanity.
An epic cyberpunk tale about what it is that makes us human and one of my favorite science fiction movies, anime or real, ever.
I remember seeing The Matrix for the first time during a vacation in the US 1999, months before it came out in Germany. I knew next to nothing about the movie but it was a rainy day in San Francisco and the posters looked pretty cool.
Wow, I was not prepared.
It blew my mind, I rarely had experienced such an appealing and stylized combination of pictures, sounds and music before. Even though some of the visual effects look "normal"…
The best way to do an awesome sequel? Don't just copy the original, take the same setting and universe, but immerse into a new genre!
"I wanna introduce you to a personal friend of mine. This is an M41A pulse rifle. Ten millimeter with over-and-under thirty millimeter pump action grenade launcher."
Wow, there are a lot of half and one star reviews about this film on here. Did someone poke a little too hard in your beloved believes or what?
The movie is right up my alley, I dislike ultra conservative groups of religious fanatics, they pretend to praise love but fear everything different. The root of a lot of hatred and evil in our world, especially when they start to interfere with politics.
Kevin Smith did an awesome job in…
Beautiful and underrated film, that doesn't get as much attention as it deserves. A very well done, creative, intelligent and heart warming film about decisions, family, love and life, a brilliant story brilliantly presented. Definite must see if you haven't watched it yet, you won't regret it.
I'm very glad that films like this are still made in our day and age. The movie takes its time in the right places, something you don't see too often today. Nothing to complain, much to love, especially the camera, editing and sound work are outstanding! I am very impressed with Refn's work so far, looking forward to his next movie "Only God Forgives".