Man, this was just really nice.
I love movies that force people to be self-reflective in terms of questions like "Who's really the bad guy here?" "Who's really the weirdo?" "Who's worse?" etc. because self-awareness is all too rare these days. I appreciated that this took that concept all the way to the end, because I really didn't know which way it was going to land.
I think, maybe, I just don't like the Avengers movies that much. When you've got 50 characters you don't really get much time to spend on giving them personalities.
Also, I don't know how or why it would happen, but I keep thinking about how hilarious a Thor-Deadpool scene/film would be. Right? Hemsworth and Reynolds are definitely the funniest people in the MCU right now.
Things I love about Agnès Varda:
- Her sense of style
- Her curiosity and sense of wonder
- Her ability to ask a direct question in a thoughtful way
- Her playfulness and charm
- How she takes a topic that seems completely depressing on the surface and finds the hope and joy in it
The Gleaners and I showcases all of this. Under a loose umbrella, starting with the French practice of gleaning, which has evolved over the…