I really don’t know why this movie doesnt work. But it doesn’t.
Super aesthetic look into a version of the future where we let our dreams go too far. A philosophical meditation for the masses, although it’s not a masterpiece by many means. It dawdles too much on the development of the main characters beginning job in the company, and definetly not enough exposition on any other character other than maybe her best friend.
This is supposedly the best superhero movie to date. Either this goes to show that superhero movies are worthless, or humanity has just taken a sharp turn towards the apocalypse. (Not kidding).
It seems movies like The Dark Knight Trilogy, The Rocketeer, The Winter Soldier, Iron Man and Wonder Woman have simply dropped off the face of the earth. It's as if all the sudden people have begun to accept amateur special effects as "dazzling" and "a spectacle to behold"!…
Everyone hypes this up as Malick's grand opus of style, philosophy, and emotion, but it really was only driven to super popularity through several technical factors (i.e. it's competition that year in the experimental world, Malick's sudden return to filmmaking after his SECOND hiatus, and of course probably the greatest trailer of all time are just a few). Unfortunately this film doesn't live up to the brilliance of it's trailer, or its 20 minute creation sequence which is an act…