Little Lebowski urban achiever
An extended epilogue to Craig’s bond is stacked with plot and scenes that serve only to explain a history that exists outside of the movie.
My major issue with this instalment is that I didn’t feel like I was watching James Bond, I was looking at Daniel Craig.
Still, Linus Sandgren’s luscious cinematography is an absolute treat and needless to say the film delivers on thrilling action set pieces.
The next Bond needs to take a radical new direction with the character and genre.
Elephant avoids all of the major high school dramatic cliches in the telling of its story. It takes all the mundane moments that would take place between more melodramatic scenes to create a series of completely unremarkable tableaus, creating the feeling of a normal unremarkable day, a day that should otherwise be forgotten, not talked about and lost in time. Except it's not a normal day at all; and that's what is so brilliantly chilling about Elephant and the approach conceived by Gus Van Sant.
tormented, neglected macho fantasia contains nothing that holds weight and one of the most poorly written female characters i've ever had the displeasure of trying to suspend disbelief for.
Vincent Gallo might have been a great artist if he understood human behaviour beyond vignettes of a cursed nightmarish America abandoning its children