A temporal pincer account.
Great music here, which raises the question of why Peter Weir deemed it fit to end the film with the Mishima score? I feel those people who didn't it like the Vertigo music in The Artist. It's a great track but it's from Mishima and it took me out of that ending! Great movie though. Always happy to see Natasha McElhonne in things, maybe I should finish Californication.
Lyna Khoudri, the main girl here, is very good, very pretty, and is in a major role in The French Dispatch with Chalamet? Makes me happy.
The film is pretty neat. Sweet and relatively "original" (whatever it means), all things that are appreciated. Maybe reveals itself as a debut feature by having the first half be almost a refusal to slow down and breathe. The lead guy, Alseni Bathily, was pretty alright as well.
Feels about as exhausting as Seven Samurai, though for completely different reasons with almost half the runtime, and filled with as much monologues and showy acting as one could predict. But the acting is still good and has it's fair share of nuanced moments to compliment all the minutes long shouting rants, the crispy b&w cinematography does offer some some nice atmosphere to it all and they drop some The Lego Movie praise less than 10 minutes in. That's all…
Tenet is in a way for Nolan everything that Miami Vice was for one of his biggest influences, Michael Mann. Made nearly 15 years apart, they are both their brilliant directors taking that insane money they are given and making something that is themselves to the 11, and unfortunately both came out to muted to even hostile reception (yes, of course both had their fans from the start or those who merely thought it was fine). In an era of…