This movie was such a well done mix of narrative moments and real hidden-camera stuff. Honestly was way more engaged with the narrative elements than I was in the latest Borat film. They blended this SO WELL. It's definitely chaotic energy in the hidden-camera stuff but this was a really fun watch.
I found this movie very frustrating, as there were elements of brilliance and elements that fell very flat for me. It's a movie that gets inside of you and you won't be able to shake, that's for sure, and because of that I have to recommend it.
We discussed this » in full on episode #79 of the Cinereelists podcast «, as well as the Top 9 Christopher Nolan films.
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I have a feeling this movie will continue to grow in my thoughts over the next few days. I'm amazed at what I just saw.
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