Wow. Wow. Wow. Wow. Wow.
So many emotions after this. Is it over the top at times? Absolutely! But, Xavier Dolan puts so much energy into this film that I didn't give a damn! The acting is spectacular across the board. By the end of the film I was left feeling rocked. It's my favorite film that I've seen over the past few weeks and one that I believe will only improve as I come back to view it again.
Gomorrah is an exploration into the Italian mafia and the people and families it destroys. This is not a happy film by any stretch. This is not the Italian GoodFellas. GoodFellas had humor and heart. Gomorrah has sporadic violence and heartbreak.
This is a film that is beautifully shot and filled with great performances from actors and non-actors. It's thrilling to watch a film that feels so authentic almost like you're a fly on the wall experiencing what life is…
No one does fucked up quite like Fincher. That being said I fucking loved this. Granted, I may be a tad bit biased based on my love for Fincher (he is my favorite director). But, this was excellent.
Having read the book I was worried about how this story would translate to film. Calm down everyone, it worked out just fine. Props to Gillian Flynn to sticking to her story and writing one hell of a screenplay. And props to…
Today, I embarked on a journey. A joint journey in which Gustav letterboxd.com/gustavr/ and I are very excited about. Over the next few weeks we will be going back and re-watching some of our all time favorite films. Today we began with the love of my life, Children of Men.
When I was in the eighth grade, my love for films truly began. I was on my way to Florida on a family vacation and had rented some movies off…