David Harbor was criminally underused throughout the whole movie, however Florence Pugh killed it. Also some jarring early 2000s-looking effects that stuck out, otherwise another innocuous and decently entertaining Disney film
The Prestige is arguably Nolan’s best work because the narrative itself is perfectly convoluted. It’s not as heavy-handed as Inception or as muddled as Tenet. You can just kick your feet up and watch Jackman/Bale act their fucking asses off while enjoying all the typical Nolan film tropes you’ve come to expect from any of his works. I also think it’s important to acknowledge the skillful structuring of the narrative and the timing/way each twist is introduced.
Also, major bonus points for Bowie Tesla. He fucking rocked.
Clairvoyant as it is striking, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs is a prescient commentary on the irrevocable and destructive momentum of progress brought about by modern industrialization.
The film’s philosophical dialogue is a masterful deconstruction of humankind’s age-old foley of trying to control nature. Sickened by his own perverse creation, Flynn becomes the Icarus of the narrative - embodying the ambitious but misguided attempts of genuine visionaries that are trying to advance humanity while operating within the confines of…