At “The Movies”
Thuddingly, boringly obvious, yet too ambiguous to allow you anything on which to latch.
Uses Arvo Part in a brazen attempt to make me kinder to it. Trying to think of something positive…Kinnear klumps it up pretty well.
The climax seems like something I would like (kind of a literal Begats) but it left me pretty cold.
I do wonder at what point “Men are bad” curdles into an excuse, instead of a just reprimand, in art. I wouldn’t always…
The Night Blade Feeds
Trying to let these live in the head for a little bit before I write something, and glad I did in this case. Went from feeling a distant admiration, to being pulled into its frothing berserker nightmare. Like seeing the light of stars through blood. As many have pointed out, it’s fascinating to see a movie that a Viking would probably enjoy watching (kind of the beauty of Eggers work in whole), a world where gaping…