"There are ways of gradually changing a culture in which a group does become positively self-conscious about its process--about how it can improve itself and be more efficient and more effective and also in terms of what it defines as success. You need in your professional careers to figure it out: What is your system? And what is your team's system...for self-evaluation?"
This is the one quote that I directly copied down from this film because it struck me as…
It's too soon--too fresh--for me to string together much of a response at the moment. I'll simply say that I went in afraid that this film would *merely* manipulate tension with brutality, but McQueen neither avoids bearing witness to the truth nor punishes the moviegoer with a film bereft of insight.
I liked this better than the first. The tone seemed to me more appropriate to the story than the first film. No surprise that Lawrence is terrific, but it's Tucci, Hoffman, and Harrelson that allow the film to be more interesting than you might expect. It's a killer supporting cast.
The pacing in the last 10-15 minutes is a noticeable problem for me. From the time the electrocution plan is hatched to the end of the film is too rushed…
Subversive enough of the Disney Princess ethos in surprisingly enjoyable ways to cover up for some narrative missteps and sometimes immature dialogue/musical lyrics.
I took my young son and niece to the theater for this one, and I left relieved that in FROZEN'S world, true love casts out fear--and "true love" isn't first sight/kiss infatuation.
Given the historical context of the Disney Princess image and the potential insecurity it may inculcate in various ways, FROZEN could be read as a…