Is this technically not a good film? Of course. But do I love this film? Yes. This film might be one of my favorite movies of all time so even if it is the dumbest thing on the planet, I still love it.
Damien Chazelle does it again. La La Land is the most vibrant film I have seen this year. I think what can be undermined in this amazing musical is the fantastic colors. There is just such an amazing palette that really added to the experience. And the camera just flows so well. OH MY! And Emma Stone is amazing along with Gosling being fantastic. And the music is just brilliant.
I LOVE THIS MOVIE! OH MY! WHAT A GREAT MOVIE!
Patriots Day doesn't feel self reflexive on our society. What it does do is it allows us to cope. It shows us a story about our strength. It doesn't try and challenge the story and it can feel at points that is too early, but it offers a cathartic experience for an event that is barely in our rear view. It has an ending with the real life people that seems like an extra piece that could have been on…