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A perfectly kind and comforting movie. Were-Rabbit is just so cute and so abundantly nice; there are quite a few jokes that made me laugh out loud and even more that made me smile. I cuddled up with my blanket next to my best friend and we watched a movie about the best dog saving his buddy from becoming a big bunny—that's pretty perfect, especially on this windy day.
In spite of (or maybe because of) oppressive systems operating life like a mechanical chess match, individuals still connect and love still vibrates beyond simple definitions of reality. It doesn't matter that messianic figures are manufactured and belief is another mode of control because belief extends beyond manipulation and love is not a glitch.
A pure synthesis of Shyamalan's formal, thematic, and emotional style—a trilogy bow and a career crescendo; anger and compassion in a perfect helix, crisscrossed into jagged catharsis. Shyamalan is an auteur of overflowing empathy and immaculate craft, and Glass is a heart beating with the passion of destined purpose. This film is reflexive and revolutionary—a self-affirmation and a rallying beacon for we the discarded.
Uses comic mythology as confirmation that superhumanity exists in kindness and community, that the broken are…
Five years ago, as I walked out of Prometheus, my imagination was ablaze with the possible trajectories the sequel would go as David and Elizabeth’s journey to their creators continued. That film, while certainly dreary, had a streak of optimism in discovery that high school Austin expected to continue. I was totally unprepared for Ridley Scott to submerge my soul into an inescapable hell.
Alien: Covenant is unrelentingly nihilistic in its philosophy, seemingly suggesting that humanity is a disgusting species…