Part-time chemist full time snob
I can’t rate this movie. Nor can I like it as a whole.
Let’s start. Every aspect of filmmaking? Undeniably epic. Set-pieces unlike anything we’ve seen before. Well-paced. Two movie stars at the top of their game shredding every scene they’re in. Wonderful thematic reasonance between their camaraderie. Isolated story-wise it’s a super interesting screenplay. all of this works!
This is right wing propaganda on every level, to the point that it recreates an incredibly islamophobic incident in an…
for all it’s hypocrisy intact, I am grateful that movie star culture is still alive and well. There is a singular joy in exclusively and collectively watching a charismatic performer on a big screen create something that is soon to be iconic cultural lexicon. And so every time a new one of these come along, it’s often more culturally festive than the festival it attaches itself to, and I anticipate it dearly, no matter what rote, preachy plot I’m subjected…