“Let’s just make one thing clear: Netflix did not kill Blockbuster. We loved Blockbuster. Just look at this forced, cheap documentary we made about how much we love it so we can tell you whatever we want about it. You know, Blockbuster could have bought us! Not to rub it in the failed company’s face, but we didn’t kill you, we could have saved you and you blew it. Look at us now. Sucks to suck. Praise Netflix. Did we…
I wanted to be sure to see this on 70mm before it left the Regency Westwood, and let’s just say, it did not disappoint.
Under Paul Thomas Anderson’s careful, authentic direction, Alana Hain absolutely knocks it out of the park; personifying her character - a relatable, drifting twenty-something-year-old - at a cross roads between adolescence and maturity.
It’s through her consistent interactions with the “adult” world that causes the deepening connection she has with Gary (played charismatically by Cooper Hoffman)…
Did I really drive six hours to see Tenet? Not exclusively, no. But I wouldn’t blame someone if they did.
This movie is ABSOLUTELY THRILLING. And it only made things better that we saw it in D-Box. Definitely one I’ll be working through for a while, which means my rating may be subject to change, but, if I’m being honest, I already can’t wait to watch it again.