It's not bad to see a movie from "The Rock in the Jungle" franchise once in a while. With all its problems, it had one benefit for me: I love Herzog's Aguirre, The Wrath of God now more than ever. Was actually thinking about it the entire runtime of this Disney's poor CGI-dependant effort.
This was the first adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler's novel with the same name (Dream Story). The second adaptation is the famous "Eyes Wide Shut"!
One of the rare times when the American remake is superior to the European one in all aspects. Although I genuinely liked this unknown German version, I can see how much of a difference a perfectionist director can make. However, having a much shorter runtime and a smaller production didn't cause this movie to collapse into…
I wish I could use the phrase "An Underappreciated Gem" for the start. But...
When a movie chooses a multilayered narration to tell a puzzling story which is hiding something from the audience 'till the end, it's highly probable to sacrifice a lot through its way and show its pretentious face eventually. I found the two first acts of Stay interesting to follow and to look at. The direction style, the cinematography and the editing were appropriate and admirable for…
Thomas Vinterberg said "Another Round is a celebration of life, not drinking." I can't agree more...
Having heard so many complements about the final minutes of this movie, I was a little nervous if it was only an overhype.
I'm so glad that I wasn't disappointed; and those minutes keep getting better and better for me now, hours after watching the movie. They really got some magical bittersweet sense within, that will not be forgotten. Without a doubt, the best movie scenes of the year.
Lovely Mads Mikkelsen ❤