Malick has done it again: left me pondering about nothing in particular, while simultaneously taking several years off my life with this bloated, uneventful, pretentious art-house "thing".
Ben Affleck and a french woman are in love. We know this, because they spend the first 10 minutes of the movie petting each other, kissing, giggling, and other forms of frolicking. As the movie goes on, we see less and less of this frolicking, which basically leads us to believe that their…
Ferris Bueller is one of the most obnoxious, self-centered, egotistical, douchy, horrendous, repulsive, selfish, vile, repugnant, greedy, narcissistic, uncaring, and hideous characters ever in the history of film. He stomps on his "friend", basically reducing him to a shell of his former self, lies consistently to his family, and causes chaos to everyone around him, and somehow you're supposed to miraculously *like* this character? Portrayed with absolutely zero charm by man-child Matthew Broderick, and written as character who basically thinks…
Steadily becoming one of my all-time favorite movies. Daniel Day-Lewis is simply amazing, in what I believe to be one of the most iconic performances in recent years. The cinematography in this movie is incredible (as could be expected of any Paul Thomas Anderson movie), winning a well-deserved Oscar. Brilliantly paced, with great dialogue, music, set design... Everything about this movie is done well, and the results are fantastic.
Watching this movie for the first time in over 5 years has probably been the biggest nostalgia trip of my entire life. Thousands of childhood memories came racing back to me -- both good and bad. Every scene, every song bringing back long-forgotten memories from my past, consistently reminding me of a time when everything in life was simpler. Watching it again I found myself much more moved by what I was seeing than ever before. As a kid, it…