I miss the 80s/90s heart-on-its-sleeve sincerity. And the practical effects. Was great hearing director Phil Alden Robinson answer questions during a live Q&A after -- wonderful stories about the final line of cars, working with James Horner, stories of the real Doc Graham, etc. And it was my first time seeing the film!
The new film from director David Lowery where he ruminates on death and the traces of existence we humans leave behind after we're gone. It's gained some notice because (1) A24 is releasing it (2) Casey Affleck's performance is 75% him not speaking and covered head to toe in a sheet, and (3) there's a long shot of Rooney Mara eating pie that has caused... discussion.
Personally, I loved it. It's a quick 92 minutes, but due to its impressive…