My ratings tell the story
Well, this had better stomping scenes than The Irishman.
Hey, remember those gritty reimagining YouTube fan videos of existing properties? Mortal Kombat: Rebirth? This was that, with a committed actor and a decent budget. Meaningless, copycat, What if Wes Anderson directed X-Men level drivel stretched over 2 hours.
2019 had two of the worst needle drops with this (Rock and Roll Pt 2) and IT Chapter 2’s Angel of the Morning sequence. Abysmal.
I suppose the most annoying part of…
Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey suggests that only through sheer determinism, in a future stripped of all emotion and feeling, without the tools that got us this far, can we achieve utopian ascendance.
James Gray has a different view. Ad Astra posits, “What if the destination is ultimately unfruitful? What if there is no ascendance? What is the worth of our existence, of a science based pursuit, in a world that discourages any action or thought other than rational objectivity? What if…