Xavier Dolan's style is one of the most unique in cinema since Wes Anderson's. The camera, editing, locations and acting all have a unique flair all within a potentially hokey story about a mentally handicapped kid and his mom. Really powerful moments that stir up feelings about the primal power of life and love. It's a heartbreaker but also full of life and energy like its main characters.
So this is one of the greatest scripts ever written. The intricacies of how the audience is fed information, the never ending thematic threads tied into every scene, the subtle humor and eventual tie ins. It's a movie that gives you so much to dig into that watching the damn thing on the screen is just one small part of the whole experience.
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…
What the Fuck
What the Fuck
Holy Donald Duck
Hair that's growing out of your back
Kids that say the darndest things.
Crepes. With bananas and asparagus.
Spaceships blasting 409 on a chevy nova.
Gummo is about 100 times more bizarre than what you have just read.