The first thing to notice in The Lighthouse is its thematic resonance with Robert Eggers’ first work, The Witch. Both movies are essentially about isolation, power relations and, ultimately, the process of insanity. Still, even if the films do share many similarities, The Lighthouse chooses very different methods to approach the subject of madness. If The Witch used conventions of family drama and coming of age narratives to develop the relationships between its characters and threw in the supernatural only…
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It's hard to say this film was necessary. I always considered the best thing about the finale of Breaking Bad, one of the best moments in the show overall, to be Aaron Paul's last shot. The image of the scarred and dirty Jesse shouting a cry of freedom for finally having a life in front of him just out of the frame. We wouldn't be able to see it but could only imagine and hope that it was better that…
I just watched this and holy s*, I just loved it. The first part was absolutely flawless. There may have been some overacting but it didn't hurt the experience at all since the cast was mostly perfect and and for the majority of time the amount of emotion everyone showed was very balanced.
I don't think the rest of the movie was as intense as the beginning (perhaps the ending came as close as it was possible) but it didn't…