This definitely needs a rewatch - if only so I can wrap my head around it and appreciate it in all its exquisitely complex detail. But much like Donnie takes issue with encompassing all of life and human emotion into a restrictive graph in one of his classes, I feel like a ‘first impressions’ review of this won’t do it justice. So for now, I’ll just say I really, really enjoyed it.
Quietly melancholic, funny, tender and rich in atmosphere, Lost in Translation is really joyous to behold. Tonally very similar to Her and masterfully constructed (beautiful cinematography/editing/lighting) this gorgeous little peek into two lives spiralling out of control barely puts a foot wrong.
Lovely to see this still holds up as one of the most intelligent, emotional and well crafted science fiction movies of the past few years. I will never stop going on about how Amy Adams was robbed at the oscars for this...
I could talk for days about how profound it is, but I think it’s worth noting that it came out during the whole Trump election ordeal. In this context, to get a film which preached about unity and…