It's really easy for me to appreciate this film for what it is. It's Joaquin turning in a great performance as usual, Jonah Hill, Jack Black, and Rooney Mara all lending a hand. Gus Van Sant not trying to hard. A story that makes sense. And just a nice Sunday afternoon quality.
Why do we like (love) Christopher Nolan?
Is it because he makes perfect movies? Of course not. His most recent attempts have all been chock full of problems. If you are the kind of person who is taken out of an experience because of a single mistake, I'll go ahead and tell you there is a chance you won't like this movie. If you're the kind of person looking to find one of the only major blockbuster producing sources of…
Where to even start with this review?
A period piece shot in the present, over the course of 12 years is the life defining feature about Mason Jr. (played by Ellar Contrane). Linklater took such a huge chance when starting this 12 years ago, I can't even believe this got greenlit. It's one of the most ambitious movies I've ever seen and the fact that it's actually really great is so satisfying.
If you grew up in the 90s/00s this…