TÁR is about a lot of things, and it chooses to not dwell on any of them for very long. TÁR is about a woman with a trillion affairs who never has sex. TÁR is about the managerial class and alienation from craft. TÁR is about a woman with fifty houses. TÁR is about the most self-aware narcissist too lazy to change the parts of herself that she knows are horrible. In a normally-structured movie, I would say this next…
Though on the surface it seems in line with the Costa-Gavras MO (inhumanity masked by bureaucracy, the liberation of the human spirit smothered by the excesses of bourgeois striving), Section Spéciale does deviate from form in several interesting ways. It's certainly his least revolutionary of the films I've seen (Z, État de siège, L'aveu).
The opening is unlike anything I can recall him filming: a very soft lens, flaring blue lights, continuing not just through the opera, but long into…
it’s not good folks!
seriously. i don’t understand the high praise for this movie. it sucks. it feels like someone took two decent movies, cut out the parts that made each one good, and then mashed the remains together.
marvel fight scenes genuinely give me migraines. can’t wait to torture myself with part 2