Like a reverse murder mystery just bodies, no suspects.
Dawson City: Frozen Time bites off a lot. It is the tale of film (the object), film (the industry), western expansion,labor politics in sports and sadly current American politics told almost exclusively through found footage. Morrison mostly succeeds in tackling all these topics - though by forcing a linear narrative he isn't able to make more interesting comparisons between events and the visuals. This leads the film to see more like a real My Winnipeg rather than a companion film.…
Was kinda expecting not a slut-shaming moral piece here. Stop panning the camera in a circle and tell me what girl in middle school hurt you so much that this is the output. Ruins the great mood with childish characterizations and bizarre coupling.
And like it is cool that people are starting to expand on Carpenter, but at the expense of his progressive visions, wit and brevity? No thanks.
Luc Besson + Highlander welding tube + Miami Connection-style musical scenes + Batman + Taking of Pelham 1,2,3. Like if that doesn't scare you off this movie is just for you. Lots of fun - great companion to the more serious French films like Diva and Mauvais Sang but sharing that same visual vocabulary.
At least google the Guns Don't Kill People/People Kill People song and wish that Vampire Weekend would cover it.