Made a friend watch this and she had literal muscle spasms throughout.
Contradictory at times. Also I found a few flaws in the screenplay which is weird because the direction and scale is absolutely brilliant.
The performances are all solid with Ben Affleck stealing the show in every scene he is in.
Its a good film that could have been a great one. Enjoyed it quite a bit and the titular duel was edge of the seat stuff.
A film about the power of working class women, the complexities of maintaining a family, coping with immense personal loss and the different social classes living together.
Alfonso Cuaron finds beauty in the mundane daily lives of his characters rarely seen in cinema. Maybe last seen in Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood'. He captures this beauty with some of the most stunning cinematography in recent memory. The camera doesn't get involved in anything. There are very few close-ups. It stays at a…