A bit shaky and rough around the edges. Even still, this movie is amazing.
Shockingly bad. With the silly but page turning source material and a good director like Alfredson, whose previous films I have enjoyed, I expected this to be decent at worst. The nature shots look like cheap TV car advertisements, Fassbender looks bored and the script is a pile of garbage. Perhaps this is a result of way too many producers having their say.
Watching Behemoth was an amazing experience, and it really was an experience. The images are so alive - I could smell the air, feel the heat of the sun, my lungs filled with all the dust that surrounds the environment presented. The workers are presented in such an intimate way; in the scenes where they are washing themselves in their houses, the director brings us so close to them. We can see the filth on their bodies, the bruises, but…