So somehow in the course of 3 months Antonioni has gone from someone I ragged on as being extremely over hyped and over praised to being one of the masters of film. He is a true artist. And Blow-Up is just another beautiful painting of his.
This movie says so much it's staggering.
I liked David Hemmings' character through the whole film. Which is bizarre because looking back on it now it's pretty obvious that he is a despicable human being.
Like great Scorsese movies, the guys that do the most despicable things get all the glory.
I find it strange that this movie is so popular. I see 'bros' quoting it and they always have this next to Goodfellas and The Sopranos and Entourage in their collection of movies. I think a lot of people like it for the wrong reasons. They like the violence and the guns and DENIRO. But for me this is the quintessential art house film. It's ambiguous in it's meaning, it has no plot, it's main character has a lot of…
Jackie Brown, Reservoir Dogs, Inglourious Basterds, Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction. Quentin Tarantino's filmography reads like a symphony of revenge, blood, sam jackson and laughs. His latest entry, also a two word title, is Django Unchained. And it may be his best movie yet.
Revenge has really taken a hold of QT's writing as of late. He seems to really get inspiration from these characters that are hell bent on hell sending. If you thought the protagonist in Kill Bill was…