On a quest to find films that make me feel a high I haven’t experienced yet or at least a sense of comfort that a human made it.
I feel like after the rise of Trump/Brexit the film’s meaning took on an extra dimension that I didn’t personally see when I first saw it in 2014. I think after the pandemic this film takes on another dimension of how we view the human experience and our relationship to others. The visuals are just as beautiful as when I first saw it. I appreciate Glazer’s desire/ability to inject abstract images/editing into a film with purpose & effectiveness. We deserve more filmmakers like him.
I’ll start off by saying that besides the first Saw film I do not like James Wan films. I think they’re dumb, not fun, way too dependent on jump scares, they tend to have that cheesy 00’s sheen that doesn’t seem to die and most importantly him & his company dominated horror during its worst years. So when a few ppl HIGHLY recommended this film and said it was the craziest thing they’ve seen in years, I was intrigued but mostly…