Pacing was kinda off the whole movie which in turn makes it hard to attach to the characters because we feel like we don't really know them, which is ironic because the movie is full of scenes with characters simply talking to each other, but instead of characterizing they just serve to make the film feel like it's dragging. However, even though I don't feel too attached to the characters, oddly enough I find myself caring for them in the…
This movie made me more anxious than uncut gems and requiem for a dream combined, and all in under an hour and a half. The Safdie brothers are quaking and so am I because I'm pretty sure I've met every supporting character in the movie at a real life Shiva, so not only did it give me ptsd but it also managed to even create new trauma with the story, score, and ever-shaking close-ups increasing the social discomfort and feeling of impending doom obtained by being around those people tenfold. Phenomenal movie tho, would recommend, Emma Seligman hit it out of the park.