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Greta Gerwig is not only gifted at creating three dimensional characters -- adding new shades to Louisa May Alcott's classic Little Women -- BUT she also has the rare gift as a director at creating a sense of place. In Lady Bird it was Sacramento, and in Little Women its the small town of Concord, although its more specifically the house these women grow up in. It feels like a real place with real people and the longing they feel…
I am reserving my right to change my rating because I think the movie is a "temporal pincer movement" and I am only halfway through. I think it requires a second viewing for the emotional through line to connect. But as Nolan’s homage to the spy genre with a very Nolan-y twist added in, I thought it was great. Didn’t really care about the characters until the end, which I hypothesize is kind of the point. I think knowing their journeys will make a second viewing rewarding and put all the pieces of this monster film in place.