In film, I found passion when I most needed it in my life.
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I saw some comparisons being drawn to my 2020 film of the year Saint Maud, and on surface level I understand why: a horror film in which a female lead loses a grip on her reality. But that's about as far as any solid relation between the two films go. Censor proposes some intriguing questions such as, (a) what are the origins of true horror - is it inherent within humans, or is it as a result of trauma, and…
Takes way too long to get to its point, as a result for about 20 to 30 minutes in the middle of the film you get frustrated because the film still has not revealed what the protagonist's deal is with the man she's spying on. You may speculate of course but that gets boring too, and when the reveal comes at the end there is a sense of payoff, yet still you can't help but feel the film could have been so much more better if it cut out about 20 unnecessary minutes and made itself more succinct.
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Film E of My A-Z Movie Challenge
Slow burn at its best!!!
Even though I'm only at E, I was beginning to get worried that my movie challenge might not provide much fun and a challenge like I thought it would, especially more so given the fact that A was Apocalypse Now and B was Blade Runner, and I didn't particularly like those classics that much, or as it turns out, imagined them in a way that was different…