if someone were to ask me if there was a single film that has changed my life, i would say cléo from 5 to 7. before i watched cléo, i didn't watch old films, or foreign films, or anything of the sort. when i first watched this, i was in awe, and it introduced me to a whole new world of cinema that i didn't even know existed. but, most importantly, it also introduced me to my hero: agnès. the…
(i'm sorry this review is so long i had a lot of thoughts)
hmm. don't really know how to rate this. i enjoyed parts of it for sure, but this film is very flawed. very, very flawed - both on a thematic and filmmaking level.
it's a complex film for sure, and i'm glad films about rape culture in this manner are finally being made. portrayals of "nice guys" as some of the most evil, manipulative predators have finally been…
absolutely fucking not.
106 minutes of sam levinson's self insert character verbally abusing his girlfriend and having the same argument over and over and over. zendaya is good as always, but the rest of this film made me want to bash my head against the wall. an exhausting experience.