godfrey ho combines his usual detached ninja bullshit with a jungle treasure hunt story that's filmed almost exclusively in wide-angle lenses to the point that every scene becomes focused on these HUGE flattened landscapes rather than any of the events or characters of the story. almost non-stop fight scenes in this, which isn't as cool as you'd hope.
watching this was a very mystical experience for me because i have the exact same kind of addictive personality that howard does and i am unbelievably paranoid about getting into debt and getting hooked on gambling if i ever got into it. thank god that i decided to become addicted to seeing films instead 🙏🙏🙏
venom LITERALLY said gay rights!!!
they gave every single worst line in the script to michelle williams and she carried that shit like a champ. robert richardson photographed the crap out of this as well when he definitely didn't need to. absolutely dumb as hell, i loved every second of it. reminds you that capeshit doesn't have to be totally irredeemable self-important garbage; there's hope for cinema yet! give me a hundred more screwball comedies with big stupid queer slime creatures!!!
every single year we arrive at the shallow end of the filmmaking pool known as awards season, and every single year there's a movie (or several) exactly like nomadland. a touristic faux-docudrama vehicle for the most banal form of misery porn, presenting itself with all the deliberately-adorned signifiers of 'authenticity' and 'deeply-felt emotion' that endear this insidious genre of film to a dishwater-dull critical audience desperate to see any portrait of society that vaguely acknowledges that weird and esoteric concept…