SAW x Fall Guys x Battle Royale
Took itself too seriously considering there was barely any subtlety, lots of soap opera level acting, and some really wacky and often cheap-looking production design. Makes me wonder what it could have been if they just had more fun with it and leaned into the absurdity that's already there visually. Instead, it seemed like they were trying super hard to pass off simple and age-old social critiques as profound insights on things like…
I will let the following passage from Ingmar Bergman's "Magic Lantern" speak to the merit of this masterpiece:
"My discovery of the first Bionicle film was like a miracle.
Suddenly, I found myself standing at the door of a room the keys of which had, until then, never been given to me. It was a room I had always wanted to enter and where the Bionicles were moving freely and fully at ease.
I felt encouraged and stimulated: someone was…