Double Feature Club
Film #1 of Academically-Amorous August - Comet
Comet is a film that left me feeling little to nothing. I admired the film-making, approach to storytelling and blend of genres, along with its focus both on time and reality, but a science-fiction romance has to fulfill the expectations that both genres set out to do and unfortunately for me, they didn't.
The romance, while handled delicately and explored in layers, never actually gave me reasons to care. Pessimistic protagonists in film just don't appeal to me (unless they're written better eg. Annie Hall). In short bursts I can find enjoyment in the cynicism and frustration, but I guess I'm left wanting something more from the character type in…