watching "a serious man" is like being in physics class. you think you know what's going on but you don't, but once you know what's going on, you get more confusing occurrences thrown at you
I've been a fan of Iannucci's work for a long time, and his works are always focused in the ridiculousness of the higher-ups of the government, and most importantly, the length of their efforts to make the government look good. To place such a sense of humor in a totalitarian time and place just amplifies the darkness, chaos, and absurdity of it all. This is government satire on crack.
donnie yen could step on me! i don't care! i am not worthy! he could triple punch me and i'd still thank him! he could triple kick my stomach and i'd still kiss his feet nbd! if donnie yen were to pull the trigger on me i would apologize for staining his shirt! talented! brilliant! incredible! amazing! showstopping! spectacular! please cast donnie yen as big characters in more movies because i LOVE death and dying!
AADC2 is so good. It might be not as iconic as the first AADC, but in my personal preference, AADC2 is WAY better.
Riri Riza is a masterful director. Together with his cinematographer Yadi Sugandi, they truly use the camera as a pen to tell the story. You can see this clearly in the film (in the iconic "jahat" scene from the trailer) on how the information delivered on screen corresponds with his choice of shot scales. Besides being good…