A heavy cloud of thoughts hangs over me. Raw and primal feelings… MoreA heavy cloud of thoughts hangs over me. Raw and primal feelings unleashed by the sight of a dying, doomed frontiersman among the wilderness, a broken person whose only goal is to get even before he goes to hell. That is Leo DiCaprio in a feverish and crushing performance, at the service of Alejandro Gonzalez Iņarritu and D.P. Emmanuel Lubezki's haunting, brutal and hallucinatory take on the american west mythos.
Director Ryan Coogler develops a modern nostalgia-infused underdog… MoreDirector Ryan Coogler develops a modern nostalgia-infused underdog story and succeeds to the point of restoring the seemingly lost emotion and glory of Rocky Balboa's franchise. A riveting new beginning.
Hard hitting drama with incredibly touching performances, something… MoreHard hitting drama with incredibly touching performances, something quite rare this day and age. A real master stroke was to focus on the awakening of a boy as he senses and suffers existence; it makes you feel part of his progression and realizations, as he initially enters the world with his mind prone to fantasy and un aware of inhumanity.
Pathos through puppets. Linear and simple only in its surface.… MorePathos through puppets. Linear and simple only in its surface. Anomalisa is a thought-provoking fable about the often crushing dilemmas and challenges brought by midlife crisis, especially in the automatized present reality and its nullified individuality.