The past few M:I movies made me think this franchise couldn't miss...but apparently it can!
This movie had so much hamfisted exposition, with people finishing each other's sentences, no major practical set piece to give us that "wow" factor, and a villain with the charisma of a circle.
I found this movie very frustrating, as there were elements of brilliance and elements that fell very flat for me. It's a movie that gets inside of you and you won't be able to shake, that's for sure, and because of that I have to recommend it.
We discussed this » in full on episode #79 of the Cinereelists podcast «, as well as the Top 9 Christopher Nolan films.
This was Christopher Nolan's attempt to make the next 2001: A…
I have a feeling this movie will continue to grow in my thoughts over the next few days. I'm amazed at what I just saw.
The film covers just a couple days before the big opening of a Broadway play with a has-been star played by Michael Keaton. The film deals with issues of celebrity vs art, the search for authenticity and acclaim, priorities and choices. It's surprisingly funny and the acting is too-notch. But the star of the show…