I jot down my thoughts after every film I watch, but I’m often bad at expressing myself. One day, hopefully, I’ll write a script.
I was late booking, and ended up seeing it in 70mm at the BFI IMAX in London at 8:15 in the morning.
I was a bit worried that it might not be worth the hassle. I was also worried about dragging my gf along, who is grumpy in the morning without being exposed to an overly long movie. In fact, the night before I dreamt together a nonsensical theatre experience: a bored gf left the auditorium several times, they had…
I didn't watch Carol with any expectations at all. Lesbian films tend to end with someone dying in various ways or the utter sadness of unnecessary heartbreak.
Honestly? I was bored during the first hour. I had to force myself not to look at my watch and not to start moving around in my chair. I ate popcorn.
Then I fell in love with Carol. The way Cate Blanchett moves, acts, looks, carries herself. I fell in love with the…