There’s something I can’t quite put my finger on, and it starts the minute the music, that plaintive, beautiful, shimmering theme starts at the close of the car chase finale.
As it first appears near the start of Blooms career as a Nightcrawler, I thought it seemed misjudged. It was far too - nice. It didn’t fit with how I was seeing the character.
Then, as it returns, it’s juxtaposition with Blooms beyond unethical actions and the mass violence, it seemed utterly alien to the visuals and the emotions. Add this to the final exchange between Bloom and Nina, an almost romanticised dream, and something just doesn’t quite sit right.
But then, maybe, in symbiosis with Bloom creating the opportunities…