I don't care if it's not cinema. That 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' trailer was dope.
“Cary and I were blown away by [Abraham Attah’s] dedication…”
I am of the opinion that behind-the-scenes documentaries of a certain caliber should be considered real movies. This one is fantastic, not only because the film it's exploring, 'Beasts of No Nation', provides a lot of thematic and behind-the-scenes meat to chew on, but also because it was extremely educational, even for someone like me who adores this movie and knew a lot already about its production.
If you have been thinking about buying this Criterion blu-ray and haven't yet bought it, do yourself a favor.
“What is it with you old gays and your tolerance?!”
This, like 'Love, Simon', is a case where I want to be nice. There was clearly no ill intent meant by anyone involved in this film, and I'm partial to almost any queer film. But this is just not written well enough for me to enjoy the experience. I'm glad others have enjoyed it.
I just felt that most of the conflicts, humor, dialogue, and acting in this were Lifetime-movie…
“Great! Wikipedia Brown here just solved the case!”
The central idea here is good. Really, really good. It's a shame I never connected with the film hung on its shoulders. I'm glad others have, though!
In my view, this clearly wants to be a camp horror-comedy but neither the camp nor the comedy is executed well enough to stay in that lane, until its main twist arrives. To be fair, it's an awesome twist and a brilliant idea, but if…