Extremely entertaining and delivers a likeable Peter Parker. Lacks a lot of heart, though.
For the kid (i.e. me) who grew up being decked out in all Pooh things in school out of sheer love for the pants-less bear, this A.A. Milne piece is still something clearly remembered:
“Wherever I am, there's always Pooh,
There's always Pooh and Me.
Whatever I do, he wants to do,
'Where are you going today?' says Pooh:
'Well, that's very odd 'cos I was too.
Let's go together,' says Pooh, says he.
'Let's go together,' says Pooh.”
When Koreeda invites you to be the guest in a family’s home, you sit still, watch, and listen. Within just a day’s visit, while not much is explicitly said, a whole lot is communicated with the way you get to see each family member. Subtext is subtle but clear. Very clear. Why can’t all films be like this?*
For me, this film is also a study on contrasts. With multiple characters dealing with the same issues, it naturally makes you…