Lots to take in here. I loved some of the more arthouse tendencies, even though the crowd I saw this with was frustratingly impatient. Pitt gives a fantastic and layered performance. Despite the slow pace, there are some really incredible and thrilling sequences, and this is a film that definitely begs to be seen on the big screen. You truly feel like you’ve been on a full journey by the end of this film and it leaves you with lots to think about. Definitely considering revisiting this while it’s still in theaters.
This movie definitely isn’t for everyone. But I’m a fanatic for Zahler’s bizzare style. The run time and slow pace will definitely turn a lot of people off, but if you’re familiar with Zahler’s work it shouldn’t be too much of a surprise.
The violence is cruel and unrelenting in this film, and it doesn’t dress anything up pretty. And at the same time, there’s a solid amount of funny moments and it never takes itself TOO seriously. There’s lots…
Wow. Very hard for me to put into words how I’m feeling after this. The Double Life of Veronique flows with a grace rarely seen or felt in cinema. Maybe I’m just now sensing that because this is my first Kieslowski film, but I’ve never seen anything like this. Things that would normally be trivial seem grand and beautiful in this film. The tiny details that Kieslowski chooses to focus on add so much depth and the way that he…