one day I saw a child playing with a ruby the size of a tangerine
One of the most unique and moving coming-of-age films in a long time. I won’t forget that audition scene for as long as I live.
The benefit of there now being so many streaming services is that more “different” films and series are getting picked up, in order to compete with one another. Between this film and Ted Lasso, Apple are finally starting to make a play in the steaming wars.
An absolutely embarrassing and painfully unfunny film where Warner Bros willingly portray themselves as hacks who write their films with a computer algorithm. Yikes.
And I can’t say I wasn’t distracted by The Penguin from 60s Batman standing next to The Penguin from Batman Returns, in the audience, during the basketball game. That was an odd choice.