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“What’s your name?”
“My name is very fucking confused! What’s your name!?”
A masterclass in screenwriting.
Is Saw an entertaining movie? Yes 100%. Is it a good movie? Nope, not really. I had a lot of fun watching this film, I laughed a lot, and I got a good amount of scares and gore, which was exactly what I wanted from this movie. But yeah, it’s not great.
This film has to have some of the most mediocre performances…
Adam Driver and Jodie Comer are absolutely phenomenal in this film.
The Last Duel, is split into 3 parts, each showcasing 3 different perspectives on a spiral of intensely dramatic events. The first part that focuses on Matt Damon was slow and very underwhelming. With that being said, the second two parts are fantastic mainly due to Driver and Comer. The final 20 minutes of this film are breathtaking, with a phenomenal fight sequence and a haunting ending.
Only Michael Haneke could make a film so unorthodox and messed up, that I would start to think it’s really cool.
Funny Games is the anti everything film. It’s meta through its fourth wall breaks, and clear commentary on people’s perception of violence in film. It has a story that completely relies on the viewer being entertained by watching a family be tormented by two psychopaths. And to top it all off it gives the viewer zero satisfaction. The film…
I wasn’t expecting this film to be so beautiful.
There is something that feels so human about Tim Burton’s over saturated fantastical town in which this film takes place. Maybe it’s Johnny Depp’s innocent and charismatic performance, or the hauntingly beautiful score, but either way the film deeply resonated with me. I do wish that the film had focussed more on the relationship between Edward and Kim, and a little less on the town’s people, but nonetheless this film is an odd but beautiful look at the human condition and the inner conflicts that effect us in our day to day lives.