Recently graduated film student (who never shuts up about it). Scorsese simp and enjoyer of most things 90s
Ah yes, the 90s and Shakespeare. What better combination is there?
Kinda like the title says, this doesn't amount to much at the end of the day, but its such a delightful, charming movie.
The cast is, by and large, amazing, toppest marks to Denzel, Branagh and Emma Thompson. I don't get the shit Keanu Reeves gets for his performance tbh, he's giving precisely what he's asked to by the role, and you can see he's loving playing the villain…
So here's the thing: i never watched the Matrix sequels cause everybody kept saying they suck... but now i feel like a fool. Cause, hum, this kind of rules? Don't get me wrong, there's definitely some sucky parts - the first act is kinda boring, as the worldbuilding isn't all that interesting to me, the CGI is questionable and takes you out of what are otherwise spectacular action scenes, and probably my biggest qualm with the movie, the fact that…
Nerve-wrecking, heartbreaking and even terrifying at times, this amazing character study somehow still manages to be wholesome on some moments. Its without a doubt, one of the best movies of last year. It doesn't soften up the issues or give easy answers - its a gritty portrayal of a man dealing with the loss of his lifestyle, and learning to not only live with the situation he has no control with, as well as the choices he makes. Riz Ahmed…