There Will Be Blood ★★★★★

Yo, this movie fucking rocks. I think I got it the first time, but to just watch it as the allegory for America, oil, family, religion, it’s just spectacular. It’s like a horror film about America, America’s origin story. Straight up, Daniel Plainview feels like the wicked version of Uncle Sam, and I know this is all obvious, but it didn’t sink in as hard last time as it did this time. I agree with about everything I said in my first review, but now I love the ending a lot, and I think it deserves the 10/10. I’ve been trying to double back and check our films that might be that good now that I’ve had time to sit on them, and this is definitely one. This is the closest PTA ever got to convincing me he is the next Stanley Kubrick.

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