"What a man can be, he must be." - Abraham Maslow
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I'm not sure where I stand right now with this short film. It has the potential to be a strong foothold for future endeavors as long as it gets the polishing up it deserves.
First, this is a work print. I will not be rating it because that just wouldn't be a fair judgment of content at this point in production. That being said; I did like it, more than I thought I would. I was expecting some ~20 minute…
My second Bergman film, and an incredible pleasure to watch. I appreciate the premise of confronting death and searching for what lies beyond it. In the first several minutes we see Death approach Antonius to tell him that he is not long for life; Antonius responds by challenging him to a game of chess, biding his time so that he may search for what death entails for mortal men. Antonius is very much the opposite of his squire Jon, who…
I really hope that when people look back over the past decade they will realize how ridiculously under-hyped Joaquin actually is as an actor. Her is an overall stunning film, both emotionally and visually; Spike Jonze has managed to capture a future that is simultaneously melancholy and yet visually bright and saturated with color. A true masterpiece and a must-see for anybody's list. My #1 movie of 2013.