I too, cannot believe I haven’t seen [insert movie].
Arctic Monkeys, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino album, track #1, 2:47-2:50.
An insanely calculated, disorientating, and exhausting experience. Truthfully though, it’s just fundamentally not really an experience for me.
I adored Good Time (2017) for Connie’s (Robert Patterson) ruthless, desperate intelligence and the intermittent glimpses we get of a misguided— but still intact soul. A soul manifested almost entirely through Benny Safdie’s wounded character.
And yet, Uncut Gems feels intentionally devoid of a heart or soul (conflate or separate those things as as you will). From the moment the Safdie’s weave…
Wh- what happened?..
(It’s very ugly, it’s also not really 80’s at all, it’s incomprehensible, it’s WAY too long, it’s very dumb, it’s terribly edited, it’s nonsensical).
It’s 4 different movies smushed together and all of them are fundamentally contrived. Also, it’s ugly.
How was this made by the same people as the first one? Are we sure it was because that music was absolutely not done by Hans Zimmer, at least, I hope it wasn’t.
Justice League > WW1984 and…