"On the surface, the sequel adds internal conflict to the character of Captain America, it is interesting how the character reflects American history in the way Captain America (similar to 1940’s public opinion) is portrayed as being pro war and government in the need to take down an evil empire Nazi Germany/Hydra but as time goes on he tends to question his government as the enemy is not so defined and the question of how much surveillance is necessary comes…
To be looked at as an extension of the series rather than a stand alone film. "Veronica Mars" is full of the good and the bad that carry the series. I both completely understand and do not understand why there is such a strong fan base.
"The Needle In The Hay" / "I'm going to kill myself tomorrow" scene may be Anderson's best.
Between Luke Wilson taking off the layers he has hid behind, the choice of music, and the Graduate inspired quick cut flashbacks of his life and loved ones, Anderson creates the most tragically heartbreaking moment in his canon.
I still do not understand how people can think "Wolf of Wall Street" is celebrating the culture. If anything this film is an attack at the audience to finally get angry as Jordan Belfort rubs in our face his minimal prison time or begins to explain an IPO only to say we probably wont understand anyway so lets get back to the money.
A second viewing did turn me though to understand why Jordan can be mistook as the hero…