One of the most ambitious movie of all time. Lots of flaws. Overwritten. Some of the dialogue is actually pretty damn good. There should have been less talking. Or none. Make it a silent film. The score is that good. The emotions are tangible. Nolan is not Kubrick or Tarkovsky, he is Spielberg. This is not 2001, it’s E.T. The daddy/daughter relationship, that shit lands. Parents are the ghosts of their children's future. Blink and you’ll miss your child’s life.…
I feel like kids are going to hate this? If your kid is in the mood for a metaphysical midlife crisis dramedy, you might as well show them Being John Malkovich.
Some inspired moments, interesting ideas, and funny gags here. There were also times when this felt long, forced, and overly dense. Good movie (and one I will need to watch again), but I do feel a bit disappointed.
A movie is not merely the image on the screen and the sound from the speakers. It is the translation of all this by the brain. It is your suspension of disbelief. It is how much you relate to the main character. It is your prediction of what’s going to happen next, or your surprise when the story defies your expectations. It is your envy of the filmmaker. It is you having to pee. It is your phone vibrating in…