Simple, yet charming film. Make sure not to miss the clip after the end credits.
Although I understand (i) why Kubrick used the zoom for emphasis and create movement where there is none, and ii) that Kubrick films always have the user seeing the director’s work,) the zoom did take me out of the picture each time it was used. It both added to and took away from my experience. Lyndon weaves period art, costumes, makeup, innovative candlelit scenes and great cinematography to tell its story. Some critics of the film complain it is slow.…