Well, that is 90 minutes of my life I will never, ever get back.
Pretty sure it's almost impossible for a film involving Billy the Kid, Genghis Khan, Socrates, Joan of Arc, Sigmund Freud & Abraham Lincoln going on a space adventure through time not to entertain in some way or the other.
This was exactly the kind of dumb fun that made film during the 80's so special. Bill & Ted may not have much going on in terms of substance below the surface of its story, but every minute of this will have you with a smile across your face. Regardless, this film sets out to fulfill its purpose & nails it in its final execution.
What made the initial entries into the 'Cloverfield' franchise so special was the fact that each of those films were very self-contained, and as a result were able to develop and standout in their own, unique way without feeling bloated or over-staying their welcome.
'The Cloverfield Paradox' is what happens when a movie doesn't just try to cram too many ideas & concepts into one film, but also when it gets so lost in those ideas that it never ends up…
Arrival, Sicario, Enemy, Prisoners and now, in 2017, Denis Villenevue has officially made all further competition irrelevant.
It's incredibly difficult to sit down and review a film that is as large in scope, thought provoking, visually stunning and masterfully crafted as Blade Runner 2049 is, in a way it's almost unreal. To truly get my point across of just how beautiful this movie was to sit through, I would need no less than a thousand words, which nobody (including myself)…