I write long paragraphs about old movies, but I haven’t even seen The Godfather.
Y'know, I used to think this was my favorite movie because of how brilliant it is. Now I'm starting to think it's just because Marilyn Monroe says, "I want mine to wear glasses. Men who wear glasses are so much more gentle, and sweet, and helpless. Haven't you ever noticed it?"
Well, I don't know about helpless… 🌚
A legitimate review now, even though it won't be publicly visible on Letterboxd. Its censorship on this platform is just one of the many hyperbolic reactions that build its hype as a harbinger of ugly truth, only to set up eager viewers for utter disappointment.
The first problem with the film is its sheer lack of craft. The trailer features incomparably better editing than the film itself, and the shots it includes are the best of the documentary. The shooting…