Rough thoughts only. I make films. I make ambient music.
“Pistachio butter... they make that?”
Technically Rollerball (McTiernan) for the Xbox 360/PS3 era made by people who grew up on 90s cereal ads and those early days PS2 commercials. So gleefully repugnant/hideous, there’s nothing like it. Spotted a ton of rolling shutter issues which seemed like a styllistic choice: the technology is unable to keep up with the pace. But then, I don’t know if the Red One had a rolling shutter. Ugly movie, great film.
About perpetually making the worst possible choice, tangling others into a web of mistakes, and yet only seeing one’s own ill-advised outcome as the ultimate goal, showing no remorse for the fate of those who tag along.
Good Time has the exact same qualities and pitfalls as the Safdie’s feature-length debut. Its meandering structure has something very appealing, forming the kind of short distance road movie that they do really well. Safdie’s put their character in a situation and figure…
You’ve made something truly magnificent here, Sophy. It kinda flew past me the first time, just missing me by an inch. I don’t think it was the film, but probably the conditions in which I watched it. It happens, sometimes. In its absence it stuck with me and grew in significance. Watching it tonight, I’m entirely floored in a way only your films are able to floor me. Thank you. And thank you Will and thank you Devan.