I was having the roughest time of my life.
And then I saw this film.
I felt everything.
Coming off as a Rebuild skeptic after 1.0, I find 2.0 a massive improvement. Loved most of the revisions, the character interactions. AND THAT ENDING! It felt much more of a rewarding and cohesive single cinematic experience. Excited to see where this all goes.
Maniac Spoiler-Free Review
I can actually hear Princess Carolyn in the new season of BoJack Horseman, speaking inside my mind
as I watch Maniac,
It's confusing, which means the show is daring and smart.
Maniac is a new miniseries from Netflix that stars Emma Stone, Jonah Hill, Justin Theroux, Sonoya Mizuno, Sally Field, Gabriel Byrne, and Billy Magnussen. It's focused on two strangers who signed up on a pharmaceutical trial for money, and that trial goes to shit. It's probably…
Can we stop pretending that two hours of rape, sexual assault, urine shower, sadomasochistic macabre violence, forceful shit feast and ass fetish is high art? Possibly the most horrendous pile of shit I've seen. How could you possibly think this is "a film"? It's just utterly senseless depravity for the sake of shock value that's completely devoid of any artistic merit. The entire film basically repeats the same sequence of events, and it's monotonous and dull the entire time. To…