A cheap excuse for an obvious rehash that, despite its gorgeous looks,… MoreA cheap excuse for an obvious rehash that, despite its gorgeous looks, has no vitality, intensity or a personality of its own - and with a lame hero obfuscated by the sexy villain played by Eva Green who we would all certainly root for to slaughter every single Greek in that place.
Anderson's grandest film to date is a thrilling ride and a visually… MoreAnderson's grandest film to date is a thrilling ride and a visually dazzling pastiche, so deliciously preposterous, entertaining and hilarious in the perfect measure, with a fantastic soundtrack and a phenomenal production design like nothing he has ever made before.
A patronizing drama that uses a manipulative narrative structure to… MoreA patronizing drama that uses a manipulative narrative structure to make you buy its disgusting message that for a black young boy like Big Mike to succeed in life he should follow what he is told by his "white Republican saviors", for they always know best.
Compelling when it comes to the making of Mary Poppins but quite sappy… MoreCompelling when it comes to the making of Mary Poppins but quite sappy in virtually all the rest, it is pathetic that, just like Walt Disney did distorting her story to fulfill his needs, the movie does the same with an annoying characterization of Mrs. Travers for its feel-good purposes.
From a thematic standpoint this is an always interesting film, but as… MoreFrom a thematic standpoint this is an always interesting film, but as a narrative it is heavy-handed and ridden with clichťs and tacky dialogue - and its romance never feels natural or involving but only contrived and mechanical, with a terrible performance by Nicholas Jacob.
A well-made remake that is bold enough to be completely different from… MoreA well-made remake that is bold enough to be completely different from the original movie, and it is great that it touches on intriguing questions about human nature without missing the opportunity to discuss today's politics. But too bad though that it lacks energy and feeling.
A smart political satire disguised as a comic book revenge movie that… MoreA smart political satire disguised as a comic book revenge movie that mixes hilarious dark humor, ultraviolence and science fiction without any tonal problems, and it is a wonder to see that although surely a product of its time it is still thought-provoking and able to entertain.
Farhadi proves again that he is one of the greatest storytellers… MoreFarhadi proves again that he is one of the greatest storytellers nowadays to shape nuanced, three-dimensional characters, making it impossible for us to take sides or judge any of them - and his wonderful last scene, filmed in one long shot, is of extraordinary sensibility.
A sweet and mature romantic comedy that, behind its apparent… MoreA sweet and mature romantic comedy that, behind its apparent simplicity, is more nuanced than one would imagine, offering an honest insight into love between middle-aged people and with great performances by Dreyfus and Gandolfini (who will be missed).
No surprise to see that this sequel is just as unbearable as the… MoreNo surprise to see that this sequel is just as unbearable as the crappy first movie, obviously made by retards for retards who can find any of these ridiculous gags at all funny (farts, really?), so watching another sequel or any Minions Movie is absolutely out of question.