Koreeda never dissapoints.
Hirokazu koreeda's Shoplifters is easily one of the best films I've seen in 2018. This movie has an undeniable power that stings and leaves a mark.
Charlie Kaufman delivers what probably is his best movie despite being incredibly ambitious on this project. I can't even fathom what the script must have looked like. He simply filmed the unfilmable.
Synechdoche New York portrays life as experienced by a man in modern individualistic society. Born into mystery and finding no sense of destiny or explicitly evident meaning. The Protagonist an artist must create his own meaning, his own statement of significance. Time races on as he strugles alone…
This film is a short and crisp 88 minutes so it's easy to watch anytime. This also makes the pacing clean and the viewer will know every scene, shot and frame is completely intentional and justified. Not a single moment of this fascinating and well done film is wasted and the talented actors are utilized to their fullest.