"It's mercy, compassion and forgiveness I lack. Not rationality." It's been a good 10 years since the release (or 11 years and two months, to be exact), and Pulp Fiction recently turned 20. This first installment of the Kill Bill series is still standing tall and just might be Tarantino's best from the last decade (if viewed as a stand alone film, which I think in retrospect it should be). Putting in a lengthy anime part in a live action…
Xavier Dolan goes Hollywood plot, somewhat. I think I've seen this unstable mother with violent son-story before, though Dolan does it more visually interesting than most filmmakers. A bit too long, the music scenes are a bit off and I miss the LGBT part appearent in his earlier films. Still wothwhile, though, strongly acted, nice visuals and a mysterious neighbor of few words balancing the excessive two main characters. Just don't head too far into the mainstream, Dolan, even with your next Jessica Chastain English-speaking feature.