Meh the fourth be with you.
Too saccharine and too predictable for my taste. Predictability doesn't bother me usually if the characters make up for it but this done didn't work. That said, the animation, especially in the final third, is extraordinary. Wish I could give this half a heart for the visuals alone.
It gets better and better and better every single time. More than watching Kubrick ever-so-subtly slap patriarchy and male previlege on the face, the clues and mysteries that he leaves behind make this one of the most rewatchable movies ever. If it weren't made by someone who makes masterpieces on a daily basis Eyes Wide Shut wouldn't have been this underrated. Such a sexy, dreamy, political, magnificent, feminist beast!
I can't think of the last time I saw a screenwriter and director fail so spectacularly. Trance is an incredulously incoherent mess. Tonally, thematically, and narratively. (No, you can't get away with it by calling it a trance)
The writer wrote the role for Fahadh Faasil to "act" and completely forgot to create a good character. But, a film doesn't need a tangible character if it is a deliberately preposterous work (like Double Barrel) but this isn't that either. The…