I like movies about war and horses.
A great photographer, and some of the music is fun, but there’s a grab bag quality to this, where some images feel arresting and others feel lazy. The digital cinematography doesn’t help. There’s something about its sharpness, it’s often unflattering, flattening the images and giving a vibe more amateur than masterful. A fine accompaniment to the AGO’s exhibition, but Tillmans is better than this.
Could've been more communist, but definitely anti-American.
I really liked this movie. A lot, the more I think about it. Some of the plotting gets a little heavy in the mid-section and toward the third act, but it's always aiming for a depth in the characters and circumstances that it often achieves. There's plenty about the movie that's derivative of other sci-fi, and Edwards is well aware (the opening has someone say "More human than human" ffs), but the way…
I’m giving this movie a like because I can’t pretend that I didn’t laugh a lot and have a good time with much of it, BUT
Barbie is two movies and the good movie is the one that’s not about Barbie, which is a very special kind of failure.
Ryan Gosling is tremendous. He’s got such a firm understanding of exactly what it is the role asks of him. The other Kens are great as well. Ben-Adir and Gatwa in…