I don't understand why this film exists, but I'd be lying if I said I didn't enjoy. Wavelength isn't unpleasant to look at, nor is the "score" irritating. Flashing lights, interesting frequencies, Wavelength is definitely the most experimental it can get without being uninteresting and dull.
Paul Thomas Anderson has already made plenty of choice films in his career; ranging from abstract masterpieces such as Punch Drunk Love to memorable and powerful works such as There Will be Blood. While I hold all of them in very high regard, after a second viewing of Boogie Nights I can safely declare that this is my favorite work of his to date.
The fact that any random asshole can enjoy Boogie Nights is perhaps its finest feature. Its…
In my opinion, Requiem's greatest strength comes from its overwhelming flexibility. In the first act, Requiem serves partly as a black comedy and partly as a conflict-based story. As the film progresses, the film becomes more complex and sophisticated by including shocking visuals and mind-numbingly quick takes.
Its other strength can also be viewed as a weakness, but I highly enjoyed Arnofsky's insanely quick montages. They captivated me in the beginning, and towards the end, served to create chaos in my mind, which allowed me to empathize with the chaos surrounding the four characters.
Requiem is a fantastic movie, and one I have gladly rewatched.