Baltasar Kormákur and his team have managed to capture the inhumane conditions of the tallest mountain on Earth on film amazingly well. The story of Everest is very simple but does its job and the cast is solid too. There are only a couple of characters one ends up caring about but the way I see it is that the film is just as much about the insane hobby of these people as it is about them, and as a…
Film #9 of the Letterboxd Season Challenge 2015-16.
The goal for Week #4 of the Season Challenge was to watch at least one previously unseen 60's movie amongst the top 50 grossing ones. I chose Henry Hathaway's True Grit because I've been planning to see it for a while now.
I've seen the remake by the Coen brothers a couple of times so I was already quite familiar with the story. But it is a good western adventure that simply…
What a wonderful rewatch. I always enjoyed the story, which is fast-paced and constantly amusing, but this time I was more invested in the characters and found the ending more moving than I did the first time around. I like Wes Anderson's visual style and Robert Yeoman's camerawork very much in this one, and the dialogue is fantastic. Ralph Fiennes is great, and I think M. Gustave is his finest role in years. This is my favorite Wes Anderson film so far. Easily.