Movies! Now more than ever!
Violet is the feature debut from Justine Bateman starring Olivia Munn and Justin Theroux (voice only). I saw this at a drive-in so I only got roughly 95%, the other 5% I was distracted by other people and even fireworks at one point, but the tickets were a gift so I can't complain. The film follows Olivia Munn's Violet and a "voice" (Justin Theroux) inside her head that tells her what to do.
There's a lot of things to love…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Scorsese really knows how to open a film, right from the beginning you see Rupert and Jerry wearing similar clothes, and already you're clued into what will transpire.
Scorsese shoots dream sequences as realistically as possible because he says that as long as we're in that dream it feels real to us, so he tries to replicate that (I'm paraphrasing what he said on the commentary track for Taxi Driver). And I think that this way of showing Rupert's dreams…