"Photography is truth. Cinema is truth twenty-four times per second."
My rating system is as coherent as the Rambo movie titles.
Advanced aliens who shoot lasers battle it out with present-time robots and gun-armed humans while also going back in time to a medieval Asia to fight people who use swords and magic. Yeah. It's a wild ride!
If you couldn't tell by the synopsis, this movie isn't exactly high art, but it's a very entertaining blockbuster that juggles humor and action well, although with a plot that is very convoluted at times. The charismatic performances of Ryu Jun-Yeol and Woo-bin…
This is why I watch movies.
This is cinema in its best and purest form. Apocalypse Now is perfect in every aspect of filmmaking and somehow is also able to transcend the medium with its soul (the result of a soul-crushing production) and its grandeur.
It serves as an argument both in favor of and against the auteur theory. Clearly not something you can achieve without someone who had a vision like Coppola did, but also definitely not a sustainable…