Alex Garland has created a great, simple story filled with big ideas. There is not an ounce of fat on this film. Every moment is important. There are no extraneous characters or scenes. (Even the dance number scene says a lot about the characters involved after seeing the whole thing.)
The writing in this is great. One of my favorite moments is when Caleb (Gleeson) tells Nathan (Isaac) how he thinks Ava's AI works. He says a lot of big…
So this film is about a guy named Josh who becomes enamored with Adam Driver once he meets him. I feel like this is a true story of my life that hasn't happened yet. Driver is the most unique actor out there right now and love the fine line of charismatic and dick that he walks so well.
Anyways, I really enjoyed this film. Noah Baumbach is taking such a wonderful approach to hipster culture with films like this and…
Not a film that ever feels scary, but I left the cinema uneasy anyway. The mood is masterfully set, as always, by David Fincher and his frequent collaborators Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. The score and lighting can turn scenes that seem straight out of a romantic comedy into something foreboding. But this film isn't afraid to be funny either. It is definitely Fincher's most comical work and dark humor seems to be something he can do very well.