Federico has written 6 reviews for films rated during 2022.
First of all, this movie doesn't know what subtlety is at all. It's too self aware and sometimes that's a good thing but other times it pushes the meta thing too far for my taste. The constant horror movies references and attempted subvert of expectations didn't really work for me, it tried too hard to be clever and deeper than other slashers but ended up being just another slasher, but this time, the scriptwriter wanted to tell us and…
Nightmare Alley is a really good film, with good acting, directing and specially set design (or locations or whatever I just really liked the places)
But it's just that. Good. Other than that, it's a story that's been told a million times in different ways and sometimes even better, like yeah we get it, greed is bad.
It's got its cool things, like that sort of circular structure and interesting metahpores, and Bradley Cooper honestly does an amazing job, that…
Really liked Maggie's direction, and Olivia Coleman's performance is fantastic, so much is expressed without being said.
Olivia Coleman's character is truly interesting and after the movie finished I didn't know if I empathized with her or just kinda hated her, understanding how motherhood can be so hard, specially for women who are just not the kind of person that should be mothers ever, but at the same time not being able to forgive her for her actions.
This is way better than Bohemian Rhapsody.
Taron Egerton did an amazing job, truly underestimated.
I do feel like the movie moves a bit too fast at times, never settles and let us soak in everything that happened.
Like it'll show you a full hour of intense madness and then don't stop to realize how much of an excess everything has been. It feels like it has no climax because it doesn't ever changes its pace again after the first…