Micheal - 21
What could've been an interesting family drama is turned into a weird not-quite-horror, not-quite-thriller film with that super contrived horror score that's been popping up in films recently for no reason. Some performances are good, some are bad. If the score didn't scream INDIE then the cinematography definitely did (although sometimes it was effective, but mostly not).
I would've been fine with the film overall as I enjoyed some character moments and relationships, but then the ending comes around and…
I've decided that I'm now rating movies out of 2 so please dont be alarmed by my score fellow cinephiles.
D̶u̶r̶i̶n̶g̶ ̶m̶o̶s̶t̶ ̶o̶f̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶m̶o̶v̶i̶e̶ After I fully digested and pondered this movie, I thought long and hard about how I would write this review. Should I be serious or just make a bit of a meme? It was a tough decision. But for the sake of the filmmakers and God himself (the rock) I decided to be serious.
Columbus is a wonderfully quiet film. Like a warm embrace it brings you into its world and gently drops you off. Despite the deep emotions and themes that are brought up in the film, there’s never a sense of dread or anxiety. Columbus isn’t a romance, yet it is a very romantic film.
It’s a film about love in its many forms but not in any sexual manner. Love for a parent, love for a friend, love for yourself. The…