Of course Loving Vincent is a huge artistic accomplishment and a feast for the eyes, featuring oil painted animation, which is something I had never seen before. You can get lost and fascinated in many scenes admiring the colorful strokes that conform the movie.
However, the narrative aspect of the film falls flat not even halfway through, which presents the question: If this was a live action movie, would you love and praise it as much? If the answer is…
Hypnotising attractive visuals and music contrast with the shallow world Nicolas Winding Refn offers us with his precise and impressive camera work. However, I can't help but feel like it overstays its welcome too soon, failing to connect and trying way too obviously and hard to shock its audience.
A modern take on the shark-attack sub-genre that actually feels fresh and that, in spite of its unbelievability factor, had me at the edge of my seat shivering in absolute horror.
Sharks give me panic attacks.
It's also good to see Blake Lively show off her acting skills in a more demanding role.