lightning bolts shoot from my fingertips
As absurd as it is flawed, as it is brilliant, as it is corny, as it is disturbing, as it is poetic. Paid much closer attention to this on this watch, and realised both that this is a much, much, much more flawed film than I previously realised, but also that I don't care. Paying close attention on this watch also allowed me to realise the true poetry behind this story, and truly how much more it is than just…
I understood very little of this movie. Most likely the least I've understood out of any David Lynch film. But, what replaced understanding in my viewing experience is the fact I feel so much right now. There is a distinct feeling in my chest that is both content and completely hollow at the same time. When I rewatch this (WHEN) it might become a new favourite movie JUST because I might understand more and it might burrow itself into my brain permanently. David Lynch is a fucking genius. William H. Macy is in this too.
Almost nothing is set in stone in Charlie Kaufman's I'm Thinking of Ending Things. Time isn't linear, characters never stay the same for long, objects change and move with the blink of an eye with almost no explanation. But what could be seen as bad writing or lazy film making is instead brilliant. It's Kaufman at his best.
This "film", and I hesitate to call it a film due to the fact that it rejects most modern film conventions and…