My top 4 are the four most recent movies I’ve watched that I loved.
It’s like seven movies for the price of one and Tom Cruise’s best performance of his career. Constantly on the verge of becoming too unwieldy, but PTA tightens the story exactly when he needs to in order to keep everything cohesive. I just love movies like this. It’s so big and narratively ambitious and packed with rich characters and it’s pure magic that PTA can pull this off the way he does.
Full disclosure: I watched this on mute while synced up to Dark Side of the Moon after watching a YouTube video about it and I gotta say I was not disappointed. Seriously, try it. It works perfectly and was one of the most fun late night movie-watching experiences I’ve had in a long time. If you’re looking for some sync points, start playing the album as the main titles kick in with the military drum fanfare, you’ll know if you’re…