✯✯✯½: B or B+
✯✯½: C+or C
✯½: D+ or D
A great palate cleanser after watching Breaking the Waves.
There's some great stuff in here: Some intense scenes, great performances, great ending, etc. But it blows my mind that people think this is von Trier's best film. It's like a 90minute story dragged out to almost double that length to make for one of the most languid experiences I've ever had watching a film. Doesn't help when every character is annoying and batshit insane.
Ya so this was a strange experience. The director came out after the film and made a joke that the film was designed to get Elizabeth Moss a role as the Joker in the next Batman movie, and while he may have been joking, there is some truth to that. The reason you need to see this movie is for Elizabeth Moss' unhinged performance as a self-destructive rockstar. What saddens me is that Lady Gaga will probably be the one…
Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 (2017) – James Gunn (obviously)
*NO SPOILERS AT ALL*
In case anyone doesn’t want to read this 1600 word review that’s basically an essay, I’ll just say I loved the movie and to go see it. If you are interested in why I gave the movie a high A grade, then read on.
So, it has come to my attention that a significant portion of my peers are claiming that Guardians of the Galaxy…