So much of the film is a dedication to the job and the structure of the film reflects that. The character's job is to flow through the heroic narrative the way the solider works through the military system. Never does Chris Kyle have to make a decision that the setting and narrative do not already cut down to a simple one. All native characters are portrayed as evil targets or "savages". One of the best trailers of the year turns…
PLAY is a lot less mature than FORCE MAJEURE in the way that I can see the whole reverse racism aspect being a way to dismiss the film. But there are some excellent scenes depicting how cultures can blend naturally together except we constantly feel the need on both sides to point out the wall.
But I think some of the same problems as FORCE MAJEURE hold true where Ostlund is not a very subtle director where he feels the…
Like all Nolan's films there will be a mainstream backlash about how dumb the film is, which will focus on plot holes, exposition, and things like Michael Caine's insane last scene.
Except the problem with "Interstellar" is that it views us as dumb. It talks down to us as it spells out what human emotions are. There is an attempt to define something and it's done so thoroughly that the film acts as a dictionary reading more than a work…