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I loved this. It's completley understandable why the pacing and repetitive nature would annoy some folks, but I was all in for it.
A slow burn, creepy, surreal and at times darkly funny take on grief and the hell it creates. Nicely shot (who doesn't love a long take in a horror film?) with a great score.
There's a story to tell here. About truth, lies, public perception, secrets and how the burden of these things (real or imagined) takes a toll after 30 years.
This documentary is not interested in telling that story. Poor direction, editing, score, sound mix - you name it. I don't want to be mean or whatever, but it feels very amateur. There's no pace or structure to it at all, its hard to follow a lot of the time and…
It's not often you can call a film perfect. There's countless movies out there that come very close, they're super enjoyable except for a couple of things that felt out of place, maybe there was a strange score choice or a certain actor didn't fit - any multitude of small problems can take a great film and sour it.
Whiplash doesn't have any problems though, not one.
From the first frame to the last, this film is utterly captivating. There's…