This shit rocked me. After it ended, I was not sure how I felt, but I have been thinking about it non-stop. William Friedkin is relentless.
This film gave me a lot:
1. It reminded me of the incredible weight-loss of Ethan Suplee.
2. Told me that Kevin Smith is an incredible writer.
3. Made me want to watch Clerks for the 4th time in the past week.
4. Kevin smith really likes character's that have breakdowns over their partners sexual history.
Jokes aside, I have become a huge fan of Kevin Smith, watching Clerks (three times) and Clerks 2 recently. Chasing Amy continues his run…
"I can't hear you, do you understand me? I'm deaf!"
This film is immaculate. A simple story told through perfect direction, acting and editing and giving us a phenomenal performance from Riz Ahmed and pretty much everyone else from the cast. The film is an emotional ride, showing the life of a metal drummer who starts to quickly lose his hearing and at first, his whole life. The use of community and friendship is powerful, signifying how deafness does not…
Bro, that one scene in the car was so deep.
My second experience with Charlie Kaufman, first with him directing and it was the exact mind-fuck I was expecting it to be. Can't talk much about anything because nothing is real.
While I may not understand this, like at all, I still loved it. My rating will probably increase after subsequent viewings but damn, I don't know what to make of it.
Great film, proper review coming after a 2nd or 100th viewing.