Current faves are shuffled 5/4.5s.
I do have a soft spot for the original 2's small-scale insanity and bloodletting, but holy shit this is twice as kinetic and gleefully insane as any blockbuster in the modern age would be. Its goofiness isn't exaggeration, but confidence in whatever mode it chooses to operate to give audiences a blast, and it definitely succeeded. Hail to the motherfucking king.
What do you wish for?
An absolute monster of a film, which not only shows how far Hideaki Anno has come as an artist and director since '95, but also retroactively justifies the existence of the Rebuilds with such an incredible, life-affirming message within its center.
The visuals in these films were always a positive, but damn, the direction here is on another level. The quiet, introspection which brims with heart, and the fantastic, brain-melting sci-fi cataclysm (with some of…
The most pog-worthy movie of the year.
Starts off as a fascinating puzzle box horror mystery before turning into straight-up anime. James Wan goes buckwild in the visual and plot directions, probably the most formally audacious live-action release I've seen so far this 2021.
That's all I can say for now.
Check it out blind, and prepare to cackle with glee.