23, he/him, stressed bisexual. I walk into walls. Favourites are the last 4 movies I gave 10/10
The Southland Tales of musical biopics. A three hour montage that’s overwhelmingly in-your-face and unashamedly gaudy. It’s excessive and maximalist like every other Baz Luhrmann movie, but more than ever before. I left the theatre with a headache.
There’s also something pure about it. A clear passion for the cultural impact left by Elvis Presley. This movie does the impossible and makes him cool again. It made me understand why he was such a big deal, and now I’m suddenly…
I am Tasmanian. I've been to many of the places depicted in this film, and even went to the same high school as the titular figure. The tragedy at Port Arthur has cast a wide shadow over my home state, it's something we all know but never talk about. It's a big deal. So I walked into Nitram incredibly nervous. It was a full cinema, the opening night, all of us Tasmanians. This could've been a disaster.
Instead, it's an…
Yeah, this movie knows what it is. Junk food. Delicious junk food.
I find the original movie to be somewhat underrated. It was a lot of fun with a surprisingly engaging cast of characters, though let down by a third act that completely stumbled. This second entry is a slight downgrade compared to the first. The story is lacking, the mystery isn’t as intriguing, and the characters aren’t quite as entertaining. The pacing is incredibly fast - a benefit in terms…