I like movies where “nothing” happens
Favourites are a mix of all-timers and current
We are just so weird aren't we.
Society, humanity, and humans on a level of reason makes a lot of sense. The way we have evolved and they systems we have built around us to support this evolution all adds up from a technical standpoint. But when viewed objectively, from far away or up close, it is. Just. So. Weird.
From the clothes we as a society collectively decide as "in", to the cars we drive, and the buildings we…
Went in fully confident and ready to embrace the meme but started questioning what I was doing about 10 minutes into the film. The people who went to it in suits laughed more than the kids in the theatre and it got a standing ovation at the end. Legitimately wasn’t a movie.
Was it a little cheesy, yes. Was it a little overdramatic, definitely. Was the editing a little distracting, yeah.
Was I engaged and entertained the whole time, you bet.
The Trail of the Chicago 7 is a very "movie" movie and a crowd pleaser but it never really claims to be anything different. With a screenplay that fires on all cylinders and strong performances all around it is definitely the most gripping and engaging film of the year.