If The Creator had the quality of the writing that matched the quality of the visuals - it actually could have been one of the best and the most exciting original sci-fi films of at least the past 10 years. But, as impressive as the world of The Creator is, it's impossible to ignore the painfully average and occasionally very questionable script.
Yup, this is a masterpiece. Didn't think I could possibly love it more after getting my mind blown on the first viewing, but second viewing proved me wrong.
Obsessed. In love. This is everything.
An absolutely unhinged and haunting movie.
Not sure what to even rate it.
First of all, the camerawork was my favorite thing about this - the way Andrzej Żuławski and Bruno Nuytten chose to tell this story visually is fascinating and next level effective. So many brilliant choice are made to show isolation, desperation, pain, guilt, and despair. The performances by Isabelle Adjani and Sam Neill are also outstanding, often to the point of being uncomfortable to watch. Thematically it…
Surprisingly, the best one in Kenneth Branagh’s Hercule Poirot franchise! Yes, the plot is still exactly what you expect: a very mysterious murder happens, Hercule Poirot is there to solve it, and if you’re looking for some kind of revolutionary approach to the genre - this movie isn’t going to be it. However, if what you want is a spooky take on a cozy mystery, set in a beautiful location with a bit of that Gothic, haunted house, Halloween flair…
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Yea, this is a NO for me. Let me tell you why:
1. I have absolutely zero patience for watching child abuse
2. I have absolutely zero patience for characters who are weak and stupid beyond belief
3. I have absolutely zero patience for torture porn, which is what the third act of this movie is
It's an uncomfortable and anxiety-inducing film, which can definitely be done in an entertaining way but that's not the case here. The themes are…