How dare he make love to me and not be a married man! AAAAGGGGH!
Radha Blank's passion project is a film clearly from the heart. It details a chapter in the life of a playwright/teacher who, nearing her fortieth birthday, feels she's spinning her wheels in silence. Her newest play - a story of a young Harlemite couple bracing against a tide of gentrification - is carved up and whitewashed by a well-connected producer. And, as the essence of herself is scrubbed clean from the play, she finds an outlet in rap and inspiration…
Don't feed me any more lines from Monsters Inc. It pisses me off.
Full review coming to talkfilmsociety.com soon.
But, Edgar Wright's latest is *AMAZING*. Half-music propelled heist film, half-Bonnie and Clyde-esque (kinda) love story. First scene alone cemented this as one of my favorites of the year and probably won't drop very far even by the end of the year.
Bump this up to the top of your need-to-watch lists.