Borvovens moonlight sonata
Genuinely a 6/5!
So many little motifs taken from other movies, def need to rewatch a bunch to get all the intertextual Easter eggs.
You know the saying in communications, “make the entry and exit the most catchy, no one remembers the middle bits”? This movie completely flips that on it’s head, with a middle meaty bit that genuinely enraptured me and had me noticing so many little things. While some argue the ending could be a little flat and…
Interesting that this was shot on video, really captures the early aughts aesthetic quite well and fuels the whole “oh everything is really wrong” aspect of the film, by making do with lesser tier capture mediums it reinforces the hardyness of the characters making do with what they can find.
Very mixed feelings about the third act. I understand why it is what it is but also, I feel it could have easily taken a much more interesting and less…