Final Cut. 7th time’s the charm. I’ve never enjoyed this. This time I did. You know what, I bought the 4K disc. Watched it that way this time, telling myself this was my last try until I’m 50. And it worked for me. Can’t believe it. What else am I supposed to say about fuckin BLADE RUNNER? I was the problem. That’s the story.
HAPPILY does so many things I love, which is good, and none of them felt like they were there just for the hell of it, which is even better.
Everything here is very considered and deliberate. I’m not damning the script by saying it wouldn’t have worked half so well without this direction. I’m saying thank god Bendavid got to direct it himself so he could do it the way he meant it, with all the bite and fully leaned…