I watched this for Carey Mulligan and she surely delivered, but that can't save how incredibly boring this is. I was surprised I got more than 50 minutes into this.
I watched this to scratch the itch that finishing the Original 6 Star Wars movies left me with. I knew it was Neo-noir, but I didn't anticipate how much I'd have to look at Wikipedia to make sure I didn't miss something. And I never did, the pieces just didn't seem to fit together that well. It's incredibly slow, and pretty boring. The replicant's motives aren't even explained until more than halfway through the movie. I think this is another…
Film bros didn't even ruin this for me. It feels like nothing happens and then the movie's just... over. Christian Bale is great but there's no overarching plot to make his actions engaging at all. And by the end there's no catharsis for him, or the viewer that sat through this violence against women for what feels like nothing.
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I had high hopes for something with Charlie Heaton, Maisie Williams, and my girl Thomasin (Anya Taylor-Joy). By the end, I's day it's fine. Maybe a 6.5/10. The beginning is rough, it's so dark you can barely see what's happening, and the main girl is just a wounded puppy for a while, but then it picks up and gains substance. But not before Magik throws racist comments at Moonstar. Ew. I was prepping myself the whole time for Moonstar to…