Nothing really major happens in Mike Mills' simple slice of life story; the biggest moments involve a bus and a parade. But Mike Mills tenderly tackles all the story beats to make everything feel important and worth it. While I think that everything FEELS important, the movie hasn't had a lasting impact on me the way I think Mike Mills intended it to. I enjoyed and highly respected the movie regardless, and it might just be the most comforting movie…
Movies were made to tell stories like The 400 Blows. The ultimate usage of film as a medium, at least in my opinion, is to offer viewers a new perspective. Francois Truffaut's masterful debut feature shows the audience what it's like to be a child. I'm only 17 right now, but childhood felt like a lifetime ago. Imagine how the adults of the world must feel, people the age of Antoine's parents. They can never know what it's like to…
Whenever I watch a movie that deeply touches me, I always look at my surroundings differently. I mean, everything around me just looks alien to me, like I'm experiencing something entirely fresh and new. And I will put this up there with many of my favorite films that did just the same. Yeah, technically speaking, this is a maybe a perfect film. But movies are designed for one thing: to move people. So once again, thank you Charlie Kaufman and Michel Gondry. You truly moved me.
literally my favorite thing in the entire universe, greater than any movie or television show out there. a masterpiece from front to back, and the show that changed my whole view on anime. this meant and still does mean the whole world to me, and even on a third watch, i somehow continue to love it even more than ever.
even if the netflix show is the new Death Note 2017, there's no way that it'll ruin this for me. please don't let me down netflix