Not sure how to appraise this because it did exactly what it set out to do and I had fun throughout but also felt like taking a nap during any of the "plot" stuff. The ridiculous hospital opening with Statham, any antics carried about by The Rock, and that utterly fucking bonkers wrench fight are the clear highlights. Everyone talks about the Paul Walker tribute at the end--which is well-executed, if completely unearned by the two hours that came before…
Problem points stood out more without the overwhelming rollercoaster of an IMAX 3D screen, but it's still one of Marvel's most entertaining movies. Although I love its breakneck pace, I desperately hope we get to see Whedon's longer cut at some point, because any narrative issues I have with the theatrical version could easily be smoothed out with added material.
To say that Holy Motors has been praised would be the understatement of the century. It has been discussed and interpreted more than probably any other movie this year. Furthermore, seemingly every major critic loves it. It has a 90% on Rotten Tomatoes, an 84 on Metacritic, and my boy Film Crit Hulk placed it at the very top of his 2012 list, ahead of Django Unchained, The Master, Looper, and several other terrific titles. However, there's something none of…
"I just wanna feel that we both wanna, like, be in love. I want it so...bad."
Have you ever felt like you're drifting aimlessly through life? Have you ever longed for someone to love, a longing that runs so deep you can hardly contain your emotions when you're alone in your bed in the middle of the night? Have you ever felt like everyone's abandoned you? Have you ever felt like none of it means anything? Have you ever felt…