I just found out I'm gonna be a father! It's fitting I watched this film before I found out, but also scary that my son might have to come find me in space someday. This is a masterpiece by the way.
As a man who studied acting but gave two shits about Shakespeare, this film had me gripped, vice style, from the beginning. Timothée Chalamet gives his best performance, hands fucking down. I’m always impressed with each of his performances - mainly Beautiful Boy - but my eyes stayed locked on this young man as he assumes the throne.
Quick question: what’s with all the hate? The fact that I found this film as engaging as it is from beginning to end, what the fuck is with the hate?
What We Do in the Shadows
For an irreverent black comedy about aging vampires, there are certain images which are just striking to behold. As silly and slapstick and hilarious this film can be, Clemente and Waititi’s ambition is on full display. Certainly one of the better horror-comedies of the decade.
People keep reporting that in order to gather their thoughts, they need to watch this film two or three times. I don't normally subscribe to that idea in most cases. Some exceptions apply of course, mainly Nolan's mind-trip films of recent years, but Jordan Peele's Us is said film. I managed to catch the midnight screening and I must admit, the first 20 or so minutes, I was getting nervous this film wouldn't be what I wanted. I don't…