Horror is fun. Horror is good. I am happy.
It's easy to get blinded by the sun. It's even easier to get lost in it. When you're stuck in the shade for an indefinite amount of time, though, you long and struggle and remiss.
Ain't Them Bodies Saints tells the tale of Ruth and Bob. Lovers separated by the lay of the law. Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck delicately portray the couple with complete immersion into that love that's suppose to last forever.
Ruth is a scared and tired…
Not confusing. Truly mysterious. And when mysterious, wholly engaging. Once secrets begin to become unraveled: This film is transcendent.
The result is a film that gets better as it progresses. There is not much else one can ask for.
Beset near the pinnacle of visual storytelling, 'Upstream Color' relies on striking performances and constant intrigue to bring a completely original story to life.
An attempt to summarize or tease this work of art would be an injustice to the visuals held within its beautiful self.