Tenet ★★★½

“We live in a twilight world.”

I don’t hate Christopher Nolan but in general I’m not a huge fan of his movies, and a lot of the time it feels like his head his so far up his own ass that he misses his own point, but Tenet was actually a pleasant surprise. It’s concepts are really interesting and they’re executed in a way that feels grounded and realistic, and although Nolan’s style is fairly self-indulgent it’s not nearly as obnoxious as something like Interstellar. It drags a lot, especially towards the middle and very end, but it has a lot of cool, engaging action scenes and it’s paced pretty well. Maybe I’m just feeling positive about it because my expectations were low and it was the first thing I’ve seen in theatres since March, but Tenet is one of Nolan’s stronger efforts I’ve seen, and his best in a while. 

(Also the sound mixing and brightness seemed really off at points, not sure if that was a problem with the theatre or the movie.)


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