Oh man! Such a fun watch. Not sure how many times I've re-watched, but it's an easy one to revisit.
We watched A Quiet Place last night, so it makes sense I'd be in the mood to watch Emily Blunt kill aliens.
I miss Bill Paxton
I was entranced by the first few minutes. That other-worldly light on the milk crate preacher then juxtaposed with the almost painting-like shot of the two main characters waiting for the bus. The artifice of the moments created was an experience.
Really a wonderful and sad film. Lots of beautiful shots and imagery. Along with a very compelling use of music and sound.
So many interesting themes throughout, though a few resonated with me more than others. Things like holding…
I loved In Bruges, but I didn't really love this one.
Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Christopher Walken, and Tom Waits... I really thought I'd love it. Individual performances were great. Walken is lovely to watch here.
I guess I thought it was a little boring at times and that it tried a little too hard to be clever.
Here I am watching this in 2020 seeing James Gandolfini drinking himself to death while saying nothing matters and the the country is fucked. And Brad Pitt saying America is a business while calling bullshit on the politicians.
All this while Ben Mendelsohn looks like he's melting.
This is worth a watch based on the animation alone. It's really stunning. I was in awe of the skill and artistry that went into animating this film.
Beyond the animation, I found this to be a really strong entry in the Dragon Ball universe. I've been an avid fan of Dragon Ball since I was young and it has remained a guilty pleasure of mine into my adult years. There are many terrible movies in the DBU and many…
I was really ready to give this a lower rating and dig into what I didn't like about it, but then I read that is was basically filmed on no budget, in 5 days, with a large portion of it being improvised. With that in mind, color me impressed.
I love the idea behind the movie. Sure it's laid out and explained in a very heavy-handed way for most of the movie, but given the movie-making conditions, I think a…