"...Creation requires from man the complete offering of his being. Whether one wishes to fly before it has become possible, or cast a bell without having learned how to do it, or paint an icon – all these acts demand that, for the price of his creation, man should die, dissolve himself in his work, give himself entirely."-Andrei Tarkovsky
What 30 for 30 wishes it could be.
Well it has been 50 films since I watched The Tree Of Life, that means A Trip To The Moon has the special priveledge of being film #750 in my lifetime. The reason I picked it is somewhat simple. I wanted to watch a film that IS cinema.
Why? All my life I have been looking for a hobby. There was sports, video games, music, etc, but a little over a year ago I found THE hobby for me...movies. There…
I love a reputation like this. The Tree Of Life for being two years old has a strange one on it. Through Letterboxd I've discovered this film, most reviews on this site are very positive. On IMDb I glanced at the movie's ratings and viewer reviews to find the vast majority very negative. To top it all off when I rented the DVD the cashier said "It's weird, I mean hard to follow, enjoy!". I love it when the local…