A true believer that cinema peaked when Meryl Streep and Goldie Hawn got into a shovel fight in Death Becomes Her
Walking through the shots of House of Gucci feels like stepping through the hallways of a fever dream. Ridley Scott has crafted an engaging comedic melodrama that reshapes the ancient themes of greed and power with a deliciously barbaric twist, a genre-bending hybrid that is as adventurously distinctive as it is universal. Each moment has such a ludicrous, yet fascinating effect, but the chaos is what makes it so enjoyable.
Lady Gaga chews up, stabs, and spits out the screen.…
So, what exactly is Network? Is it a political satire? Is it a critique on the television industry? Is it a howling protest? Was it a foreshadow for what is to come with the advancement of media? Is it a black comedy? Is it a love letter to professional journalism? Is it an outrageous farce? Is it Sidney Lumet’s way of storytelling? Is it a character study? Is it a drama? Is it a showcase of the hollowness of media?…
American Graffiti reminds me of driving carelessly down an empty road. The infectious pleasure of having fun and being free permeates existence at that precise moment. With wind brushing your arms and flowing through your hair, you can feel the warmth of that exact time. You are completely liberated. You don't understand that moment was only a moment until the car stops. Those carefree moments won't last forever, and life will carry on. Everything you once knew might be unknown…
Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams is forgotten and a little incoherent, yet it still managed to fascinate and move me in enough ways to hold my interest. Although it made an effort to combine heartwarming scenes with the dramatic impact essential to convey the pain of loneliness, the fast pacing frequently prevented it from achieving any meaningful depth or striking character dynamics. The film is entirely held together by Joanne Woodward, who expertly conveys grief and vulnerability through subtle mannerisms. Even though it may not be entirely my style, I can't deny how wonderfully captivating Woodward's performance is.