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This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Growing up, I read about a lot of different knights. Some of them saved Middle Earth, others Alagaësia. Some of them were even seated at Arthur's Round Table. Some were good and some were evil. But few were stuck in the middle. Fledging, maybe. Unsteady, definitely. But none fall as consistently, humanly short as Gawain.
At every turn, he is weighed and found wanting. When Essel proclaims her love for him, his heart is insufficient to proclaim it back. When…
Maaaaan, I really wanted to like this one. The sets were picture perfect and the carny vibe was locked in for the first twenty minutes. Script is a little rough but it’s bursting with energy, even if that energy isn’t quite sure where it wants to go.
I can see why 90% of the trailer focuses on the events of the carnival because as soon as it’s left behind, so is much of the cast that makes the story worth…
Throughout the movie, a phrase from 2046 kept turning over in my mind. “Love is all a matter of timing. It's no good meeting the right person too soon or too late.” Wong Kar-wai was absolutely right. This movie is full of right people at wrong times and wrong people at right times.
But, what I really loved about it, is that these people meet at the right time to help each other and love each other in myriad petty, unsexy ways every day. Or at least every bar mitzvah