Some people have been complaining that this film isn't actually about Mr. Rogers. That's right. It isn't. It's about YOU. Yes, you, the viewer. It's about the way you giggle and smirk whenever Fred Rogers talks about something as simple as being kind to one another. Perhaps you think, that's for kids, that's not for me, we have real issues, and there are bigger problems in this world than just being kind. Maybe there are. But solving many of those…
So clearly a pandemic movie - one actor inside one box, no other interpersonal interaction on set, a story commenting on isolation and survival. And getting sick is a major reference throughout. I was into it at the start, but I feel like it lost me by the end. The big reveal is a bit "oh okay" and the ending is also "oh okay" in a shrug & move on kind of way. I was hoping for something more complex like Cube, but this ain't it.
Luca reigns!! OMFG, you guys. OMFG. You have no idea how much this is going to fuck you all up forever.
I really don't even know where to begin with Suspiria. The Kubrick comparisons I heard beforehand are accurate. There's so much to unpack, and analyze, and discuss. Take your time. We have the rest of this year, and the next few years, to talk about it at length. Just don't miss it. See this film.
Wooooooooooo Rocketman is the upbeat, sparkly, flamboyant rock musical we've all been waiting for! It's everything that Bohemian Rhapsody should've been, but wasn't. What a banger!! Makes me want to dance and sing ooooh yeahhh.
This is a vibrantly creative, imaginative, emotional rock biopic that doesn't shy away from being as gay and loud and honest and danceable as it damn well should be. Jamie Bell's performance as Bernie Taupin is as excellent as Taron Egerton as Elton John, both…