I like movies where “nothing” happens
Favourites are a mix of all-timers and current
We are just so weird aren't we.
Society, humanity, and humans on a level of reason makes a lot of sense. The way we have evolved and they systems we have built around us to support this evolution all adds up from a technical standpoint. But when viewed objectively, from far away or up close, it is. Just. So. Weird.
From the clothes we as a society collectively decide as "in", to the cars we drive, and the buildings we…
One of my weaknesses is that I routinely forget how hard Billy Wilder goes as a director and writer and deprive myself of his work on a regular basis. Luckily however, that means that with each new Billy Wilder viewing I am filled with the cinematic excitement of being reminded of how hard Billy Wilder goes as a director.
Is this the most revolutionary court movie, maybe not but it is pulled off with such perfection that it doesn’t matter.…
Was it a little cheesy, yes. Was it a little overdramatic, definitely. Was the editing a little distracting, yeah.
Was I engaged and entertained the whole time, you bet.
The Trail of the Chicago 7 is a very "movie" movie and a crowd pleaser but it never really claims to be anything different. With a screenplay that fires on all cylinders and strong performances all around it is definitely the most gripping and engaging film of the year.