Not bad, but Stranger Things shows how it’s really done.
I don’t know why i keep coming back to this particular film. Maybe because it’s the only part in the series that feels actually real? Maybe because it’s the only “good” adaptation of a mediocre series of books?* Maybe because it’s the only Harry Potter movie that works on more than just the surface level? Well, it’s probably all of the above.
* I know i’m going to get a lot of flak for this, but i never found the…
Linklater has done it again.
I must confess, after Dazed & Confused (which is my own favourite movie of all time), i was more than a little sceptical that this – or any movie – could be a worthy successor, especially after the disappointing Boyhood. But i was pleasently surprised at what i saw unfold in front of my eyes.
No, it’s not the best movie ever made, but it’s a darn good slice-of-life film.