Need to see this again, it will probably go up on 2nd viewing. It has shades of Heathers, May, and Ghost World for me. I found it uniquely awkwardly creepy. Think of it as what if Wednesday Adams was besties with one of the Mean Girls? Loved it.
The score put it over the top for me. Jóhannsson-esque. Anton Yelchin was good as well in his last screen performance.
In theaters October 31, 2014.
Wow, what a deliciously creepy film first-time director Dan Gillroy has here. Gyllenhaal plays his hand perfectly as a cold obsessive who finds career opportunity in capturing crime footage as fast and as grizzly as possible in order to sell it at the highest price to the local news, a pursuit that eventually leads him to bend the rules of the game - along with everyone around him. A+, would watch again.
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It seems ppl are looking for Mad Max: Fury Road talk so we decided to release next Monday's podcast episode early, exclusively to the Letterboxd community. Here's a direct link to the spoiler-free show mp3, enjoy!
Yes, yes, yes, a million times YES.
Mad Max: Fury Road is exactly what I want from a sequel/reboot of a beloved genre property: Put the control squarely back in the hands of its original creator (George Miller), juice the budget, and get the…