Dark, sinister, suspenseful, scary and compelling to watch. Diabolique is one of the most thrilling, effective and smartest thrillers I've ever seen. A haunting tone that makes you paranoid, flawless acting that makes the whole plot even more believable and effective and such an unexpected, cold & cruel final twist that will not only make the whole journey even more sinister and terrifying but it will morally challenge you to absolute madness.
"He's not a monster. He's not evil. He's just a human being."
That line, perfectly delivered by Sterling K. Brown, perfectly describes what Trey Edward Shults is trying to do here. Showing us what makes us humans. Hate. Love. Forgiveness and loss. But also, how sometimes we can thrive and try to move. We cannot change the past. We have to move on one way or another.
I understand why this film wouldn't work for some and I get why…
Lame. Boring. Stupid. Annoying. Pet Sematary started off interesting but it eventually got lost with terrible pacing, bad acting (John Lithgow aside ofc) and such lame writing. The exposition was on the nose, the characters are all very stupid and the ending is horrendous. What a waste of time.
I loved every delicious, joyful, sad, sharp, heartbreaking minute of this remarkable adaptation from Greta Gerwig.
For me, it took a while to get used to the structure and the characters but once I did, it was just incredible. Beautiful performances from Saoirse Ronan and Florence Pugh and impeccable direction from Gerwig. I couldn't have loved this more to be honest.
When Jo said "Women have minds and souls as well as hearts. Ambition and talent as well as beauty…
I went expecting only a marvelous technical achievement but instead I got a riveting, moving and ultimately powerful war film with Mendes and Deakins at their respective bests.
That wasn't one shot though, it was two, maybe three I'm not sure, but it's still very, very impressive.
Newman's score felt out of place sometimes and it was a little bit "typical" if that makes sense but it was still very good and really powerful at times. Deakins work is of…