Takes 'the easy way' a few too many times, but when there's such a compelling central force I'm more than happy to spend pretty much all the time watching the two leads bounce off each other. Very much 'in my wheelhouse' and as such I took it a good deal.
Still wrestling with parts of this, but my biggest hurdle is distinguishing how much I admire it and how much I actually like what the film is doing or the ideas at which it probes. The first portion I can answer pretty confidently, the visual style serving to accentuate the experience and give the viewer a closeness to Saul and his thought process, while also kind of carrying us through the film, the second portion I'm less sure about. The…