A great thing to appreciate upon rewatch is Peele's massive respect for his audience. Revisiting feels like something new instead of a chore. There's things to catch and notice that people probably wouldn't catch on a first watch. The directing and writing is very subtle, and is just incredibly rewarding to revisit and comeback for more. Peele has made a modern American classic.
"You... will... BURN!!"
The films of Sam Rami always have this odd personality to them. The Evil Dead films have this hammy and over-the-top gross out vibe to them, and even his Spider-Man films carry this hammy personality as well along with an overwhelming sense of heroism. Even if you don't like the films he's made, you can't deny that they hold a voice and presentation to them that are ridiculously charming. Then you have Drag Me to Hell; a…
You aren't on earth when you're watching The Killing of a Sacred Deer. You're somewhere like it, but everywhere you look, there's something so slightly off. Much like you aren't watching humans interact with each other during this film. You're just watching people interact with each other in a way that feels only slightly non-human. This is the genius of The Killing of a Sacred Deer. Being possibly one of the most alien films since Under The Skin, this is…
"I never freeze"
There's a lot to take in about Black Panther. Not all of it is necessaraly good, however. Much like a kot of MCU films, Black Panther is an incredibly mixed bag for me. There's a lot to love, but the film is still bogged down by problems that have plagued Marvel's films since the beginning.
The best part about the film is the voice Coogler brings although at times it does feel a bit muted by the…