something a little insidious about using gimmicks like 1.19:1 and b&w (yes it’s a gimmick! sometimes thoughtfully used like MY WINNIPEG, sometimes clearly a cop-out- egger’s statements about knowing to use b&w when he just had a title is nuts!) to distract from clearly sloppy filmmaking sucks.
it’s clear that the hip/young filmmakers like: Eggers, aster, saulnier, lanthimos are all wonderful technicians but not visionaries. every time i walk out of movies in the same league as the lighthouse i…
before i saw this movie i was staining an antique chair in my kitchen, i live in brooklyn so i wouldnt say this is a well ventilated area, but i do have a backyard so i opened the backdoor. i applied about 3 coats to the chair, then cooked in said kitchen next to the drying wood stain. after realizing the showtime was sooner than i thought, i ate and left in a rush, leaving the chair out to dry.…