Refreshingly original as the first of it's kind and artistic in a way that's originally done without using the technology of our time, the use of shadows and tricks of the camera are mind blowing. This film is brilliant, wow. Will need to check out more of Dreyer's films. Thank you Armando @taleoftales for the intro!
Guess I was putting too many high expectations on this rom com, which that's what it was, a typical rom com. Things I didn't like about this film:
(1) I was expecting to go see a film watching Amy Schumer be Amy Schumer, raw, unapologetic, and defying stereotype. What I found was tame, apologetic for behavior that shouldn't be apologized for, and her fulfilling every rom com female stereotype to the letter.
(2) The character Amy did a 180 so…
Oh Ava, a different twist on the femme fatale . . . More like a frightening twist, there were a lot of frightening things about this film, and at the same time entertaining. But when you think about how close this scifi film shadows our reality, it will scare the shit out of you. I got goosebumps at the end and felt the brilliance of Alex Garland, this film got the full 5 stars, looking forward to what's next for Garland :)
This film I now the most relate to in terms of relationships. How perfect looking at the dysfunction of being normal and how best to let go and live. This film is beautifully expressed through a graphic designer's (Ewan McGregor) eyes through photographs, drawings, and spray paint. Christopher Plummer is perfection in his role as a gay activist coming out late to the party and making up for lost time. Melanie Laurent and Ewan McGregor are beautifully vulnerable. This film…