Criminally underrated and loving tribute to screwball and all things fun and romantic. Can't believe this was a major Hollywood production from the early 2000s!
I adore this.
It’s not a bad movie, but it’s very unnecessary. However, I'll report that it sure is definitely a Breaking Bad movie as the subtitle suggests, but the real problem is that the film stunk of cliched fan service.
First off, the visuals lack the grit of the series, especially for the series's most gritty and downbeat character. I mean, damn that 35mm photography in the original series was so god damn beautiful, why go digital and clean and lose the…
What a fantastic and refreshing film! 'Batang West Side' is a sparse and complex epic that weaves through its narrative like a lucid dream. Lav Diaz's 2001 opus is a triumph in filmmaking and creative storytelling. 'Batang' is the 21st Century's answer to Jacques Rivette's masterpiece 'Out 1'. With 'Batang' Lav Diaz has created a truly outstanding and transcendant work of pure art.