Rating pending. My mind is all over the place on this one. On pure vibes: immaculate. It filled me with a nightmarish sense of dread that made me physically anxious the whole way through.
But I will not lie in saying I didn’t understand what was actually happening, a rewatch would likely clear that up. And while I get the slow pace with very long shots, hot damn you could trim out 30 minutes of this and wouldn’t have sacrificed much of anything. It’s a movie I really respect and admire, but unsure how entirely it lands.
A very entertaining and very personal documentary to me.
When I was 8 years old, I made a stop-motion video with LEGO. It was a Star Wars video about Chewbacca accidentally injuring General Grevious and being saved by Luke Skywalker. I was so proud of it. I never posted it online, but I wanted to make more. And so I did.
In 2010, and the age of 12, I discovered the forums of BricksInMotion.com. At that moment, my world-view got…
There’s a cool story embedded in Tenet but it’s almost inaccessible cause it’s buried underneath Nolan's worst tendencies. The first half is almost entirely scenes of characters sitting down at a table or walking explaining the plot with often incomprehensible editing, and the worst sound mixing I've heard in a major motion picture probably ever.
There is so much in the way of plot that buries any interesting story at its heart. While Nolan's never been one to have characters…