i write nothing of value but i like pretending that i do
How do you describe the indescribable? what do you even label it to begin with? A film? A TV series? A piece of art? or is it Art itself?
Stanley Kubrick called it the only masterpiece he could name in his lifetime and you think of the ground that covers.
Dekalog is often said to be about the ten commandments but I think it's a lazy way to put it.
It's a religious experience of it's own.
It takes on…
A masterful cinematic achievement, lead by one of the greatest acting performances I've ever seen.
Manchester by the Sea doesn't feel like a movie with actors, you don't get the feeling anybody's trying to act, or to bring awards attention, not even in the most emotional sequences of the film. everyone is just being. you get the feeling what you see is what it is.
It's so authentic. so human. It feels like a slice of life so realistic to…
it's fascinating filmmaking with some crazy access to footage but what am I supposed to feel exactly?
i mean it's established from the very first second of the documentary that the guy was a ped*phile and then you're left with his two creepy dickheads of sons trying to defend him somehow and abusing their mother for believing he was guilty? yeah not for me
more like pieces of garbage
grief is one thing you don't write about if you don't know how to. there's no middle ground for it. you can't halfass it. so this is what you get.
every cliché in the book and it's cousins is here. so many lines for these shallow, painfully superficial characters yet not a single thing is really said.
i could spend the next 15 minutes talking about everything wrong about this but instead i'll just say:…