“All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” - Blaise Pascal on the Alien series
Carnage is one of those films where you should not watch any of the trailers and just go in fresh. If the name of director Roman Polanski doesn't convince you, the others, four of the top-notch actors working in Hollywood today, won't either. Polanski's directing is solid and gives the actors enough space in the cozy living room so that within minutes of this chamber play, the illusion of civilization is blown away by the sheer egotism of its characters.…
I can't help it. I love this film. Rogue One is the Star Wars movie I always dreamed of watching one day. No lightsabers, no rehashes, no Skywalkers. Just a film about normal people fighting for what's right in a galaxy far, far away. And for a Disney movie, it's also actually quite dark and uncompromising.
The Force Awakens was done for the prequel haters, the JJs and Simon Peggs. Rogue One was made for the fans.
A few thoughts:…