A movie-loving, bike-riding web developer from the UK.
Most people know Tony Hawk from the ultra-successful computer games and maybe from his X-Games wins or 900. The first half of the movie focuses on his very humble beginnings.
It was interesting to learn of him being ostracised early in his career, from his style to his dad. He lacked respect from fellow skaters who were his peers. The documentary showcases Tony's raw talent, elevated by his ability to take crash after crash as he pushes to learn new…
Difficult to enjoy Shakespeare’s English, like watching a foreign language movie without subtitles. You’re left relying on visual storytelling, the skills of the actors and direction to lead the viewer.
I appreciate the filmmaking, especially considering it was all filmed on a sound stage. The MC Escher-esque set design flooded with light and costume design were highlights. Denzel Washington was commanding and the three witches were harrowing.
Aside from the striking black & white cinematography, I really did not enjoy this. Unless you’re an English major, I struggle to see how to enjoy this.