Good lord. This film made me feel so many emotions. The Rocky franchise is special to me. I remember watching the first five of the series as a kid and just being enamored. These movies are a big reason I love film as much as I do. Rocky IV isn't a great movie, but I loved it at the time because that was what I wanted to see at that age. I wanted ridiculousness and spectacle. I'm 25 now and…
I am blown away.
I saw the first 35 minutes of this back in October at New York Comic Con. It was been straight up torture waiting for the whole thing.
And oh my Lord and Miller, I am in awe. If you know me, you know I'm a huge Spider-Man fan. As a nerdy boy from Queens who loved photography and science, the character has always spoke to me. Then, as someone who is obsessed with Donald Glover and…
This film is heartbreaking. As is included in the title, Beautiful Boy is beautiful. And yet, it is somehow also so ugly and hard to watch. Every single second is gut-wrenching and excruciating to watch. Even in the seemingly calm moments, there was always that fear in the back of my head that things would go bad and go bad quickly. That's the thing with addiction. It's a constant, ongoing battle.
Everyone in this film is exceptional; from the two…