this is just a way to see how many times i will rewatch the same three disney movies
Overall, I actually really enjoyed this. I like watching courtroom proceedings and so this satisfied me. Aaron Sorkin does make weird choices at some points that detract what I feel like was initially a cohesive message (which was, in the simplest terms, that we have a horrible establishment). But this doesn’t happen until the last fifteen minutes or so. Speaking for the rest of the movie, I found this to be— not necessarily ‘enlightening’ as being black has a way of doing that for you— very intriguing, and great grounds for research.
Best Picture worthy though? Not so much.
"Things that hide are more scary and dangerous."
Wow. What a beautiful film! I went in with high expectations, and so, at first, I felt like I was setting myself up to be disappointed. It was pretty, well-acted, and interesting, but my heart still hadn't fully latched on. I felt very aware of the fact that I was watching a movie, and not so much stepping into someone's life.
The last forty-five minutes or so completely changes that. I won't…
This is my first time viewing anything written by Sam Levinson and I was forewarned before I started the movie that his writing was a bit obnoxiously pretentious. And sure, Malcolm & Marie has its moments— all of the sprinkled-in big words over the backdrop of outdated black & white cinematography— but the movie, at least for the first hour, is entertaining. I say for the first hour because I paused to see how much time I had left when it felt…
Really disappointed to see all the mediocre ratings.
Generally speaking, I'm never interested in romance movies. I have a plentitude of reasons for this, but one of the principal ones is that I very rarely find a relationship with a male love interest that I actually like. I think Sylvie's Love is the first time where I watched a romance— a bit messy, I won't lie— that I actually admired, that I wanted to root for despite everything going around…