Felt redundant, to the point that I felt numb by the third time the scenario was applied to someone. It's also convinced that I'm more interested in the lives of these characters than I actually would be, such as in its choice of flashbacks. And while it starts off with a lovely abstract visual pattern for when the performances are sinking more into the moodiness of it all, I resent that they made a very literal explanation for one of…
When it comes to movies asking the big questions about God, The Universe, and Why We're Here, I find that Jöns - out of all movie characters - aligns most with my attitude and carriage towards life and those questions hanging over our heads to begin with. Not much time to think about them because of what's happening NOW and more amused by WHY we're bothering to spend our lives worrying about what comes after it. And also willing to…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
NB: I didn't realize I typed so much so suffice it to say that this is half review of the filmed version and half manifesto regarding my attitude of the musical and Disney's status in the pop culture sphere. If that doesn't interest you, don't invest too much time on reading this: suffice it to say, I think Hamilton is not worth the 2 hour and 40 minute commitment on the level of object and as glorified internet video.