From the man that brought you Werckmeister Harmonies and Satantango: A24's Stuart Little
Pretty baaaa-ffling - sure it looks pretty but it left me completely empty - no tension, no emotions, definitely no dread.
But hey the lamb was cute.
Soon to be the favorite film of every seventh grade Ohio mall goth.
For a movie subtitled Let There Be Carnage, I was hoping for more carnage - and I don't mean the character. This film is missing a gleeful sense of chaos that's so desperately needed, instead opting to feel like another Marvel sequel with a different coat of paint. But hey, I haven't shopped at Hot Topic since I was 12 so I suppose I'm out of the target demographic.
Godard, you motherfucker.
After the past few Godard films I've watched left me either disappointed (Vivre sa Vie, Alphaville) or bored (2 or 3 Things I Know About Her, Histoire(s) du Cinema), I hesitantly sat down to watch Weekend expecting to further my conclusion that Godard was an overrated hack not worth the credit he's often given.
Well I was wrong.
Weekend is one of the greatest subversions of cinematic conventions I've seen since WR: Mysteries of the…
Since I'm going to see Spring Breakers next week, I decided to watch the one Harmony Korine associated film that I had yet to see. This film was written by Korine and directed by Larry Clark, in their second collaboration (the first being Kids). From the interviews I have heard, Korine disowns this film, claiming to have not even seen the final cut. He also explained that Larry Clark had the idea for this film and did not allow Korine…