An interesting cinematography, and the story in the first half of the film. Sadly, then it gets somewhat stuck somewhere in the Swiss Alps.
The main music theme is haunting and beautiful.
Welcome to the absurd world of John Wick: Chapter 2. This film is about 250 persons (or was it more?) shot in the head by the protagonist John Wyck. He shoots people in the head, and the aesthetics are not unlike those you can experience in First Person Shooter videogames. But while playing a good FPS game and immersing yourself in its world, it is impossible to do the same in a gamified film. It just never works.
One star for not killing John's dog.
The Thin Red Line (1998) is a beautiful masterpiece that shows us the meaningless of human non-tolerant and aggressive nature. What touched me the most was Terrence Malick's poetic interpretation of human ignorance on beauty, nature and peace/tranquility.
The film's poetic beauty shows in almost every frame, but especially in those mediating images of nature, when Malick wants us to stop and think for a second what beauty we as species are a part of.
There are the moments when…
Original and surprising in many ways, this film brings happiness and a pinch of sadness over the modern way of life that promotes unnatural division between people, especially family members. You can cry, but you will most definitely laugh while watching another great film that comes from contemporary Germany.