great sendoff to the character, and not at all what i expected. it's not a completely necessary addition to the series (and tbh i prefer the idea of not really knowing what happens to jesse), but as a film it's solid and engaging the whole way through. great to see all these fantastic characters back again, too. jesse pinkman is one of my favorite characters in fiction, i think.
i think tetsuya nakashima hates people.
this movie rides a very fine line between realism and Hausu-esque fantasy, and while it doesnt work all of the time (particularly towards the climax), on the whole it makes for a very thrilling film. it has a real sense of weight to it-- like nakashima pops a squat on your chest for the entire length of the film. from the first frame until the last, there is a sinister, oppressing atmosphere, and although…