So, so problematic. But so, so awesome.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Well, Palpatine fucks now. That's canon.
Did they have the second unit shoot the entire first act? I swear, from the opening crawl until they boarded the star destroyer (or whatever the hell it was), every single shot with characters in it - even a freaking helicopter shot circling a group of people - was shot at chest/face level. Every. Single. One. It was so lifeless, and artless, and un-creative. And, well, that's the movie in a nutshell. Only the…
I was struck a little more by the constant voyeurism on this rewatch. Obviously a lot of the tension between the families is intensified during the scene in which the Kims, hiding under the table, observe the Park parents saying and doing things they would only do with the assumption of privacy... in front of a huge window........ which has almost the exact dimensions of a movie theater screen. (Obligatory Rear Window mention - hey, good artists borrow,…