I haven't seen this since I first watched it about two years ago, so I thought I might as well revisit it. I watched all but the last five minutes or so last night (it was late, but I don't know why I stopped) and finished it up today. This is such a raw and brilliant film that comes to an absolute crescendo of a final scene. Amazing work from all involved. Marlon Brando and Eva Marie Saint turn…
This was excellent. With beautiful imagery, great acting, and a highly interesting plot, this is one of the very best mysteries ever put to film. Of course Sidney Poitier gives a brilliant performance as Virgil Tibbs, and Rod Steiger also gives an excellent performance. I really liked the mystery as well as the portions about racial tension, but I wish that both had been expanded on. That being said, the film really excelled at what it did and I…
There's really nothing I have to say. I loved it. It's beautiful and serene in its cinematography and tone, and manages to capture both love and pain. It is profoundly moving and viscerally immersive. It is extremely important and extremely well-executed. It's really one of the most powerful movies of the decade so far, and is right up there with Inception, Interstellar, and Whiplash as one of the best of the decade so far.
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Holy crap is this like the best film ever made?
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