One small step for the moon 🌕
One giant leap back for cinema 🎥
And no shifting either way in my affectionate relationship to disaster porn 🌋🌪️🔥🌀 🌊 ☢️ ☣️
Shook Up, Stripped Down
Greatest treat: Coke-fueled. Ants-in-pantsy. Whatever you wanna call it, the energy levels of this film is something else. Love the style and visual presentation, tenderly.
Weakest element: For better and worse, Luhrmann's supposed approach of "a little less conversation, a little more action please" comes with gravitas leaving the building.
Films that came to mind:
Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Songs added to my Spotify list:
An American Trilogy (1972)
Blue Suede Shoes (1956)
Suspicious Minds (1969)
Three Men Had a Baby
And the names of those men are Richard Linklater, Noah Baumbach and Woody Allen. They somehow got together, went on a romantic trip to Norway, where they fervently discussed the ever-changing nature of relationships, attraction and career choices. Booze became an apparent factor in those discussions, for better and worse. The Nordic outing produced a beautiful baby, called The Worst Person in the World, but Linklater and Baumbach expressed concern about Allen going for full…
God creates dinosaurs
God destroys dinosaurs
God creates Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg creates dinosaurs
Dinosaurs inspire man
Man destroys God
The Indie-to-Hollywood Conversion Factory creates Colin Trevorrow
Colin Trevorrow reverse-engineers a beloved childhood favorite and puts most of the pieces back in a satisfying, nostalgic and highly entertaining fashion, if also neglecting the importance of character and the great, oh-so-great value of Goldblumian acting capabilities.
Second-rate writers inherit the earth