Wasn't expecting this as I've always had a funny relationship with Wes Anderson films - I love the tone, and the quirkiness, and the look of his films for roughly 20 minutes before I lose interest in the characters and plot and struggle to make it to the end. The Life Aquatic and the patchy Royal Tenenbaums were the exceptions until tonight.
Norton, Willis and the two child leads are fantastic, walking a fine line between being believable and relatable…
"Actor Vincent Cassel who played detective Max Kerkerian admitted, "I can't help explain the film because I didn't understand it!" "We cut out everything in the film that was explanatory, therefore 'boring' [according to the director]. You end up with a film that's not boring but you don't understand it [at] all.""
I've got into this horrible habit already of mentally rating films on a five-star scale while I'm still watching them. I also have an embarrassing tendency to take films too literally at times. Enter Skhizein then, a film that hit four stars within the opening 30 seconds just through sheer impact of style and confidently sauntered towards five over it's 13-minute run time.
It's about a man who gets hit by a meteorite (not an asteroid) and suddenly finds himself…