Coming back to this movie one year later, the screenplay issues (likely due to PG-13 limitations), the Riddler’s half-baked plan + motivation, and the stilted dialogue are all much more apparent. But still, I find it easy to suspend my complaints in overall awe of what Reeve’s was trying to achieve. Giacchino‘s score does so much of the heavy lifting in setting the mood, and Greig Fraser‘a cinematography is unironically some of the best from 2022. Even with all of…
Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar 2023
The music and choreography were catchy for sure, but deep down, Tu Jhoothi Main Makkar has about 59 minutes of legitimate plot. My guess is the editor completely abandoned their post, and as a result, we’re given these super awkward long pauses with Ranbir staring into the camera waiting for the next scene to start, plus egregious use of slow-mo and poor green-screening (especially for really basic backdrops). The runtime is truly padded by 100 minutes, and every one of those…
The One I Love 2014
A witty romantic tale laced with Twilight Zone/Inception type mind-fuckery. I haven't felt this good about a movie like this since Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Much thanks for the recommendation, Edgar Wright!
On some level, Boyhood relates to practically everyone, and it is for that reason that I can proudly say that Richard Linklater has crafted what is arguably the best coming-of-age film, but unarguably a cinematic masterpiece.
It was surprising how extensively Linklater utilized the product placement of everyday items from the 2000s to really hit the audience with wave after wave of nostalgic feelings. The aptly compiled soundtrack successfully does the same. All-throughout, the film is a perfect glimpse at…