Sooo many things wrong with this movie, so disappointing given how good the first movie was. I feel like Patty Jenkins just want to work with Pine in the sequel that she ended up sacrificing story integrity, or worse, the integrity of the character we’ve come to love in the first film. I’m all for bringing Chris Pine back, I just feel like his character should’ve been written in a different way.
I find that TENET is best enjoyed when you just surrender to the movie and all its cool spectacle, like the backward car chases, instead of trying to process it all during the movie.
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I think this is a valiant effort by the Wachowski Siblings (The Matrix) and Tom Tykwer (Run Lola Run). There’s definitely an epic feel to it and given how challenging the material is, I think they did a pretty darn good job. In fact, now that the movie’s sat with me for about a week and I’ve read a bit more about the story, I actually like it a bit better. Oh and do stay for the end credits as…
I definitely think the critics are just so harsh on this one. Yes I have quibbles about the story and some of the supporting characters not being well-developed, but the relationship of the two main leads are solid. Gerard Butler is wonderful here. It’s an understated role that shows his vulnerable side, so it’s not the typical alpha-male action hero he’s known for. He not only look the part with his svelte physique and surfer hair, but he’s also got…