Make Letterboxd Great Again
Cinephiles are mentally ill
Capeshit is despicable
Made by people clearly overflowing with bitterness and resentment. It's a truly detestable little movie populated by absurd strawmen that surround and pointlessly terrorize our righteous, SCIENCE-believing central couple.
How ironic that a bunch of libs made a movie in 2018 that includes our educated heroes being highly skeptical of a top-down enforced vaccine of dubious content and origin (and necessity), while the conservative family members comply immediately and aggressively.
Interviewing a bunch of Twitter personalities is obviously the wrong approach when attempting to understand something so inherently tied to anonymity, so it is no surprise that Moyer’s TFW NO GF feels pointless. A less conventional method was called for, but why bother when you can just DM kooky Twitter users, agree to film them pontificating about whatever for a while and insert titlecards with urban dictionary definitions of common 4chan terms to pretend that even minimal effort was put…
There are multiple scenes in this where character A lectures character B, generally in very broad strokes on money and the stock market. When Lumet does something similar in Network a fundamental necessity for these types of scenes to work is always fulfilled, the character being lectured to is uninformed, ignorant. Oliver Stone, in his desperation to tell everyone just what he thinks of wall street brokers forgets this first step, and so you end up with totally unnatural pieces…