So I'm fucking excited
"You never got me down, Ray. You never got me down."
It is very rare that the combination of perfect acting, directing, writing, photography etc. comes together at once. But when it does, it creates Raging Bull.
The iconic opening shot is one of the best the world has ever seen. The majestic figure pounding the air in slow motion, the smoky crowds and the stunning music... it is the whole film summed up. It is pure and breathtaking and…
I'm sorry. I really am.
I have come to the conclusion that Nicolas Winding Refn's work is just not for me. I didn't like that much Drive either, which everyone else seems to love. It was decent, but not as incredible as other people saw it.
The thing is: it's not like I don't 'get' this movie. I completely do. The symbolism, the acting, the cinematography... everything just screams 'THE FASHION WORLD IS SUPERFICIAL' and 'ALL SOCIETY CARES ABOUT IS…