Gets an extra half star for a scene involving Brad Pitt near the end.
This was the theatrical cut, definitely not nearly as good as the director's cut.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Not exactly the most uplifting movie I've ever seen, still this was a powerful, intense and really absorbing story. While one of the more depressing films I've ever seen, it was also exhilirating to watch due to the craft and creativity put into it.
Fassbender's performance really made the film as did its methodical pace and confident directing. Carey Mulligan was really good also. You could definitely feel the pain of both characters.
Brandon was just a miserable man, somebody…
I can't believe it took me more than 20 years to see this movie. I remember when it came out in 1991 I was very young but remember thinking it looked interesting. Now finally seeing it, I'm shocked at how much I loved this and feel like kicking myself for waiting so long to see it. I could see this movie cracking my Top 100 of all time list.
Without giving too much away, the film tells five different stories…