Watched this for context on that one scene but found myself genuinely enjoying the film. It’s a slow, patient, tense and unforgiving movie that really spends time on its characters. Each character has a clear motivation, the plot is simple, effective & straightforward and even though the violence is sparse, when it happens… jesus…
Wrote a pretty lengthy review for this film about four weeks ago when I saw it, but it got deleted when Letterboxd decided to refresh... only now am I coming back to log this after my anger died down.
In short: easily the best Saw film. Fantastic traps, unexpected emotions and the best performance by Tobin Bell as John Kramer. It's everything I wanted for a new Saw movie and even though it's not perfect, as far as this franchise goes, this is a long shot above the rest.
One of the best endings in all of cinema history.
Every time I watch Whiplash I also find myself going:
'This scene is the best in the film... wait no this one is... but this one is really good too... actually nah this one is definitely the best'.
I really want to gush over this film but I won't waste your time. It's amazing, incredible, phenomenal etc. blah blah blah, you've heard it all before. Go watch it if you…
Such a happy and heartfelt movie. As well as getting some laughs the animation is gorgeous, the soundtrack is amazing and the ending is beautiful. You end up loving all of the characters and I love how quick the movie moves.
The friendship that Luca and Alberto share is so wholesome and watching both characters progress and develop their friendship is was just so heartwarming. While Soul was more directed at more mature audiences, I felt that Luca was more…