I got really drunk before this off Sauvignon Blanc & passed out in the bathroom for a while but Douglas Buchanan enjoyed it so that is good but for me RIP
Strikes me as one of Pixar's tighter, more efficient scripts. A lot of the smarter elements of this film I latched onto with this viewing- how cowboy toys were replaced by space toys, Jessie's former owner opting for make-up as she grew older. In fact I think Jessie's initial reaction to the idea of going back into storage is a pretty solid depiction of a physical/emotional response to trauma.
This film takes a really solid approach towards its core story-…
The truth is that there shouldn't be disappointment. I should, by no means, feel disappointed. But, leaving the theater I was confronted with this completely overwhelming feeling of utter tiredness and sadness. After seeing the movie I was messaging one of my friends who asked why it's so poor and why I disliked it so much and my exact words were, "t's more MCU garbage but this time it's Spider-Man and it feels fucking personal". That big, fat 94% on…
Probably my favorite thing about this film is that you can so clearly feel its influences (2000s Spielberg, the original Blade Runner, Ghost in the Shell, Denis' Enemy) while also seeing it forge new ground- it's told in such a slowly expanding, mystifying way that its interesting, clever themes stand up next to the themes of the classic 1982 film. 2049 doesn't ruin the original nor is it a bad film itself; Denis has done the seemingly impossible, creating- with…