Oh my God!
With a few exceptions, it took me two months from my baby (#2) was born till I had the time to sit down and watch a film again.
It was good to be back, but I can just take a piss at the idea that my movie-watching days, like they where, will be back, for any foreseeable future..
But Maleficent.. it's alright! A bit of everything, nothing original.. but fair and fun.
Gone baby gone
a thriller like no one,
with excellent twists, tres bonne.
Casey A. is frigging amazing,
every time I see him,
my vocabulary go'a'praising.
About time the villain was Morgen Freeman,
even though he's not
the regular demon.
I have no shame,
nor no self critique,
my poetry is nothing but lame.
This is not the grand finale, it's the poorest of the lot.
For the first time this thing, this trilogy, feels scripted. Especially the dinner party at the beginning of the film. It's not nourishing, desperate and genuine at that stage, it's acting.
I have adored the Before films for feeling genuine and having seamless scripts so good you don't even notice it's there.
Not this time. It kinda blew the illusion for me now. Bugger.
Don't believe in neither Harry Osborne, Electro, Gwen or Spider-Man for that sake. I think the comedy is misplaced and the stereotypes to dumb. I think the songs that they integrate into the film and characters are just a poor idea. The German gay scientist. COME OOON!
Andrew Garfield is better than Toby Maguire, but that's almost it for praise. I do not like this reboot.
What I like about the Marvel universe and the last few years of films is what the Marvel-fans know all the way. How everything is attached, how one character, however dead and destroyed, are not out of the game. This film is in every way a good representative. There are resurrections everywhere.
How they already have back-story to play on, old motifs to use, and villains who wont die, already... after just a few films.. it's gold. It makes me think and evaluate, remember and serves me (in broad daylight) ahaaa-experiences.
I love Marvel-films.
First off, it's sold off as a romantic odd-ball comedy, with age, love and experience as ingredients. It is not your standard rom-com with good actors, it's something quite different. It's not a warning, just a pointer on where this film actually goes.
It's a bit like Certified Copy, but not that challenging or "odd".
The film is easily parted into two parts.
The first has lovely written dialogue, some prime actors doing what they do best, and a very…
I think this has tons of qualities. Good, exiting story. Well told. Well executed.
But the film has at least one (tremendous) errors that I am having a big problem looking past.
It's perhaps using all the wrong people in the wrong places? Who on earth would cast Elizabeth Banks as the worn down negotiator?
The first scene she's in. Tired, hung over, regretting everything in her life. I am just waiting for her to tell a bad joke. It's…