Le epic gamer who only watches big boy films and not baby boy movies.
A slow burn to a horrific end. Funny Games is a torture movie unlike others I have seen. Besides a few key points in the movie (if you've seen it you know what I am talking about) the movie does not feel very cinematic in its approach. This is not some Saw gauntlet of unique killing contraptions or Hostel like underground organization of torturers getting their rocks off. This feels like genuine psychopaths playing some games. This is reinforced by…
Before watching this film I did not realize there was so much controversy surrounding it. One of the problems I have seen a few people throw out is how generic the movie is. I do agree that this does seem to be one of the larger issues with the movie. None of the characters are interesting at all really except for Alan Turing who is only slightly more so. The plot is fairly generic (because we kind of already know…
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A beautifully shot revenge tale of a boy who is bound by his fate. The light mystical elements make it feel like it is an old northern story. Each scene feels like it is filmed with intent and purpose, so that we may experience the story of the bear-wolf. A story as old as time, which it probably my only significant flaw with the movie. At least for me the story notes of the film seemed fairly obvious and I…