One of the best movies of all time I’m sorry not sorry
This film is a beautiful looking film, with a powerful message. However this film in my opinion suffers from distancing itself from the plot. Like there are scenes where they are on the run but they stop in like every state to do nothing. I get it was because they were trying to live life all in one moment but it takes away the threat of being on the run and slows the film down. Also why does like every black film have to end with us dying in like the worst way like Jesus.
This film really reminds me of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” in tone. It’s very goofy and has a very Saturday morning cartoon show vibe. This both hurts the movie and helps it.
I did like Gal Gadot and Chris Pine throughout the film they were very charming, and I did have an interest in Pedro Pascals storyline, it was one of those if you turned off the movie I’d be upset that I wouldn’t see where it was going.
Is it too much to ask just for a regular film starring African Americans where we aren’t struggling with going to jail, abuse and demons from our past?
I asked myself this question after watching Waves from director Trey Edward Shults who also directed one of my personal favorites the year it came out It Comes At Night. Both films are pretty similar actually, A well up coming family has to deal with loss and personal demons and have to…