semantics of the jive and unholy, whats correct isnt just and whats just isnt right, but, regardless, whats done is done. in all its psychadelic and convoluted glory, the ground floor of the 21st century.
From great to cliche. All in one fell swoop.
I don't think it's discussed as much as it should just how much potential there is in this film. The first and second acts are incredible, and if they were to have been paired with an equally powerful third act, this film would be remembered with the other greats of 2007 (No Country for Old Men, Zodiac, There Will Be Blood, etc.)
However, the third act of this film (very clearly…
I find myself seeing more and more dream-like scenarios in films, and frankly it's starting to get on my nerves.
In Man of Steel, the trucker is sexist in public, so the good guy serves him justice.
In Taxi Driver, the good guy stumbles upon a robbery, so he serves him justice.
In The Guest, the kid is bullied in public, so the good guy serves them justice.
As nice as these scenarios are, they absolutely do not happen as…