i guess it should be no surprise that with my recent disapprobation of franchises and blockbuster cinema (which i will write about extensively soon) my favorite Star Wars film is the non Star Wars film. while still keeping the breathtaking cinematography, and larger than life set pieces, it strips away nearly everything else, developing these characters like actual people rather than treating them like exemplar warriors who solely exist to do tricks. Both Rey and Kylo Ren seem to want…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
pros: • Leo is so fucking good, the best he’s been in years. seeing him inserted into all those shows and films just further proves how much of a treasure he is.
* I really appreciate not using Tate solely as a plot device, but having her float through the film, handled with care and showing just how much of sweetheart she is. an homage to sharon.
* Brad Pitt is also charismatic as fuck, stealing every scene he’s in,…