Still reeling from the absolute magnificence of this film. It is one of the last major films that I hadn't seen of Ang Lee's - but this is one that I wish had been talked about more, so I would have seen it way way sooner. The way Lee positions his two characters against each other - the use of flashbacks and present time in a seamless fashion - the framing of emotion, the humanity and the dangerous scheming and…
There is nothing like drama unfolding on a speed-train to get the height of human emotion at its craziness and absolute worst/best...even when it's about zombies. There is a surprising amount of heart in this film; Korean melodrama is present, but it's also tenderly handled to showcase the essential nature of human relationships/bonds and the selfish harms of individualism.
"Put a label on my head so you know what its like/
to live a life not knowing what a normal life's like."
A modest film, yet Short Term 12 is charming, funny, heartfelt and poignant at the same time - packing the incredible performance of Brie Larson to create one of my favourite films of the year. There is just a big, fat heart that this film encompasses, and the well-developed characters and naturalism to the plot assists in…
THIS FILM SIGNALED THE END OF MY CHILDHOOD
SO EPICALLY GOOD
"after all this time?" "always" *SOBS*
DESPLAT'S SCORE (c'mon)
lupin tonks fred!!!!!
the awkward hug
voldy turning moldy
harry vs voldy (WHO CAN MAUL EACH OTHER'S FACE OFF)
where is my letter to hogwarts
im still waiting.
(one day i will write a coherent review for this film...today is clearly not that day)