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3 stars for an exciting pace for a courtroom drama. no more stars tho. in fact I'm withholding my right to revoke a half or star. this was well written as expected but the directing & acting was eh.
but my main complaint--- its the late 60s, man, and how are we gonna do crazy 60's-politics movie through a milquetoast neoliberal lens?? mans had anarcho-communist yippie co-founder abbie hoffman saying "I believe in the institutions of our democracy" lol. and not…
I watched it again and it still wasn’t very good. Some of its resolutions are sentimentally satisfying, yes, but there’s no risk! This film’s obviously failing engine runs solely on nostalgic fandom references.
There’s really not much going on here. It feels like a leisurely watch. As a longtime Star Wars fan I just want to say: s/o Rian Johnson.
Easiest five of my life. Stunning film from start to finish.
For a quite linear script and realist approach, this film bides in the unknown. straight YEARNING for something, but it’s perpetually unclear what that something is and if its even here (re: American dream). I must add that the visual-appeal alone is worth the watch— Wenders, along with cinematographer and fellow German Robby Müller, capture southwest American landscapes in extraordinary ways.
Could say a lot but I’d rather just…