Cinema is truth, 24 frames a second.
Jean Luc Godard
I decided to make my favorite Quentin Tarantino movie the last review I'll probably ever do for Letterboxd. I've enjoyed sharing my thoughts and opinions with others on Letterboxd, but lately it's become a distraction from the novel I'm finishing up and hope to get published. I'm 59 now and time is running out. Much as I love it, time spent on Letterboxd for me takes away from that dream. That said, if it wasn't for movies like Kill Bill,…
I don't give out many one star ratings for films. I take no pleasure in trashing even the trashiest movies. But because the subject matter in this movie is so important for filmgoers to know about I can't help but be disgusted in such a weak attempt at telling these tragic girls story. It deserved so much better than this halfassed, high school worthy representation. I like Joey King, she's a talented young actress and will only get better with…
There are people and actors alike who feel the need to fill in the silences with either sound or signal. Gestures and gesticulations that define what they're feeling. Too insecure to let their eyes tell the story. Riz Ahmed is one of those rare individuals who are brave enough to allow their eyes to express the whole spectrum of his emotions. For an actor, its an even rarer trait and one so seldom seen. It doesn't hurt that his big…