The pacing was much slower in this one. Just because Von Trier calls Skarsgard out on his digressions being less and less relevant does not make it work. I didn't buy that those actresses turned into each other after only three years time with out any attempt to age one up or the other down. I think this film as a whole would have benefited from some more discipline. This could have been an astoundingly powerful three hour long time instead of two installments of 2 hr + films.
I am ashamed to say this was my first time watching this movie. As a kid I know I've seen the prom scene where Marty rocks out on the guitar, but I had never seen the movie in it's complete form.
What took me so long! Of course it's dated and a little silly but it is such a good film! It's funny and heartfelt and completely enjoyable.
Michael J Fox is perfect.
I want to apologize to all you film experts and to anyone and everyone who has seen more movies and knows more about them than me, but I'm going to flat out say this:
Argo did not deserve to win Best Picture.
I can't say I didn't like the film, but I did not think it deserved to be called the best picture made this year, or the most artistic or the most interesting.
I thought the best thing about…