I love movies and I make some too.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Released in 1927, Fritz Lang’s Metropolis is a silent German expressionist film that dwarfs the scale of films that precede it. Gustav Fröhlich (Freder Fredersen), Brigitte Helm (Maria), and Alfred Abel (Johann Fredersen), all put in stellar performances that they continue to be best remembered for today. Metropolis was first written as a novel first by Thea Von Harbour, who at the time was married to Fritz Lang. Together, they co-wrote the screenplay before production commenced in 1925. Metropolis follows…
I’m not sure what I just watched but I loved every second of it.
Titane is an insane trip of a movie that is best approached blindly. Love and hatred are such prominent themes within this film and the portrayals of these intense emotions coupled with the mechanical imagery and body horror makes for a film that is tender while staying cold.
I also love the suspension of disbelief that is necessary to experience Titane as is the case with…
Dune doesn’t earn itself enough of its own visual identity in my opinion despite the fact that it’s massive scale and beautiful landscapes are gorgeous.
The story also fails to deliver a cohesive through line and is a little bit all over the place with its themes. Maybe because I haven’t seen the second part yet.
Still a great film from Villeneuve, it’s just a little too bland in my opinion and doesn’t really hold a candle to the iconic identity of ARRIVAL or BR2049.
I still had so much fun seeing this in IMAX though!