Goodreads need to get their shit together.
For reference, a 5 is like Banjo-Kazooie... Perfect and Rare 🐻🦜
I don't have words. How will romance on screen ever come close again to what I've just witnessed? It's truly incredible how much Céline Sciamma can display in so little. A brief glance, a half smile, the curve of a chin.
The lack of music is a stroke of genius. Fire crackle and crashing waves are magically magnified in our minds, making the surroundings for Marianne and Héloïse so calm yet so electrically charged. And it is this almost constant…
"There's no hurry you see. We have all the time in the world."
You could be forgiven for dismissing On Her Majesty's Secret Service upon first watching. I certainly did. Brought up in the Piers Brosnan era, Bond for me was flashy stunts, camp dialogue and balls-to-the-walls action, and I loved it. It wasn't until Casino Royale that I really gleaned just what a Bond film could be, how it could make me feel.
Revisiting On Her Majesty's Secret Service…