This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Better than I expected, and more than a bit darker. Christ, it ENDS on a PTSD gag?
Cinema in and out of the eye. Beauty in motion and shape. Perfection achieved through editorial magic. A day begins and ends, a sun that might just be a projector beam goes on and off. Things are and are their opposite. A dialect is born that is not spoken much anymore, and should be.
I was dubious of Matthew Barney before ever seeing his work, I was dubious of Matthew Barney while seeing most of his previous work, I have been dubious of Matthew Barney even while thinking the work I'd seen was mostly brilliant after seeing it. I am not dubious anymore - he is a real filmmaker and a true visionary. I sat in awe for most of the five hours and 20 minutes of this incredible 3-part film last night. There…