A pretty straightforward retelling of a play.
Barbie looks great, is very funny, and has a great message. Gerwig does it again. I feel like there were some real emotions being shown at times, it was very emotionally resonant. It’s not perfect, and there’s obviously some mixed messages when it comes to being feminist/antipatriarchy while also being intrinsically capitalist. But as we learn during Barbie, people are full of contradictions. Oh and brilliant last line.
Imagine doing the same job for almost 60 years and still making some of your best work. Killers of the Flower Moon is easily a top-5 Scorsese for me, and I could see it being my favorite. Killers of the Flower Moon features all the best of a Scorsese tragedy, and then adds layers of political depth, cultural awareness, and fresh filmmaking to make it a true masterpiece.
After I saw Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, I was dying to…