I Like Good Movies
“Father, I found my way.”
Bigger and bolder than the first but also seemingly lacking in its link to its characters. Villeneuve commits to Herbert’s intense detail which makes for something both uniquely riveting as a mega-budget tentpole and frustrating as a cohesive piece that I felt like I could never sink my teeth into. Then again, I said the same when I saw the first one back in 2021 and it massively grew on me. But, out…
“I call this one USED CARLOTTA.”
Might actually finally dub this my favorite Coppola. A perfect portrait of the utopianism that can only be created and exist on the realer-than-real-life soundstages of cinema. More filmmakers should sink their careers/studios to make something this pure-hearted. This is what movie heaven looks like.
I'm not really sure how to say this without sounding like I have some sort of anti Marvel Studios agenda or that I just hate having fun but.....Thor: Ragnarok is one of the worst, most profoundly annoying superhero films I've seen.
Let's just start with the problems that I've had with the MCU, in general, that bleed over into this film. First off: this film, conceptually, has some of the biggest stakes that have ever been in an MCU film,…
"I Love You,
I Forgive You,
(^Those were also the exact words that the grief counselor told me to say when my father, whom I had a very difficult relationship with, was dying)
Goddamnit, he did it! Baumbach fucking did! He peaked here. Any filmmaker should wish that their peak could be this fucking amazing.
I expected greatness but I didn't expect catharsis on this level. The Meyerowitz Stories is Baumbach's most mature, most humane,…