In the Summer of 2019, HBO released their miniseries, Chernobyl, about the famous nuclear power plant disaster in 1986 to great acclaim. In the wake of the show’s success, series creator Craig Mazin cited many books and shows about the disaster that helped him make the show. But, one film he cited that stuck out to me was Elem Klimov’s Come and See, a famously bleak Soviet WWII movie from 1985 that doesn’t deal with nuclear disasters at all. So…
Is it as good as last years Venice Golden Lion winner Joker? The world may never know!
Update: My review has officially been published by Film Cred! Read the first paragraph below and read the rest on Film Cred (link at the bottom).
Ask anyone to say something about America, you’ll probably hear any variation of the word freedom. America is the land of the free, but what does it mean to be free in America? Does it mean working…
So that’s where the Safdie’s came from!
So about 2 years ago, I decided to watch my first Cassavetes and I made the mistake of going in headfirst on Opening Night. Didn’t connect to it and as a result I haven’t tried another until this. Now this clicked! A humanistic film that proudly proclaims to cut out the glitz and glamour to show love as the messy result of loneliness horniness and just pure desperation of people. Everyone’s crazy and I love it! More Cassavetes!
“I think about you so much, I forget to go to the bathroom!”
Idk, all takes are valid. I hope the people that wanted this are genuinely happy.
Now that I’ve watched all 4 hours of this, I have no excuse not to see the following...
The Human Condition
Scenes From a Marriage
Fanny and Alexander
An Elephant Sitting Still
Until the end of the World
Rocco and His Brothers
Children of Paradise
Gone with the... (maybe not that one)
Chris Pratt really wobbles on the line of being love able and being annoying.
That felt harsh, for the record I still love him but Octavia Spencer definitely kills it.
A mixture of really good stuff with some just ok stuff. I blame Pixar for setting our expectations so fricking high that when they do something slightly less then that it’s kinda disappointing. Still has a ton of heart which more when you know the story behind the movie (seriously look it up).