This film is very “out there”. But not in a David Lynch or Cronenberg way, I mean like really fucking “out there”. The kind of film that either you irrationally love or you absolutely hate. If you go into this film without a little bit of background you might not want to see a Taiwanese film again in your life.
Even if you have already seen some of Tsai’s work before, this film might come as a surprise. Yes, Tsai…
Wow, what a film, watched it last night, but I needed to digest it a little more to make a review. The Master is probably the most ambiguous film I have seen in a while, and it has obviously led to a lot of confusion. And no, I can't say that I have fully understand it, but here are my thougts:
I can't help myself but to see some similarities between aspects of the film and Freud's theories. In the…
Stanley Kubrick covered various and different genres through all his career, from film-noirs like The Killing and Killer’s Kiss, to big epic spectacles like the historical Spartacus and the futuristic 2001 and A Clockwork Orange, and also covering the horror and psychological thriller genres, among others. Although I’d say that one of his bigger inputs was in War Films, going back to this genre multiple times, firstly with the amateur Fear and Desire, then with Paths of Glory and ultimately,…