Of all the animated Disney movies, this was probably my favorite growing up. When you see everyone’s true form and somehow Chip is the son of Mrs. Potts — seemingly defying science.
Like all of Paul Thomas Anderson’s work, it’s hard for me to know exactly how I rate something after the initial viewing. Phantom Thread, There Will Be Blood and Inherent Vice are films that I knew I enjoyed when I first saw them, but my love and appreciation totally grew in subsequent viewings. I took some time after the screening of Licorice Pizza to collect my thoughts:
1. Takes some time to get your bearings and understand where you’re at…