It’s total schlock but never schlocky enough in the good ways.
Daisies is my favorite film, so I'm going to do this review in two sections. I'm going to spend the first paragraph telling you why you should see the film; don't read the rest until you have, and hopefully I'll be convincing enough that you'll spend the next 70 minutes watching it. The rest of the review will explore why this film is my favorite.
Daisies is fun. It's about having fun and the film itself encompasses fun. The editing…
Shane Carruth's previous film, Primer, is a very clinical and cold film, yet nine years later he returns with Upstream Color, a film grounded in emotion and warmth. This is a film with a love story at its core, and like Primer, the science fiction elements are secondary to the exploration of the character's relationship. Since this film hasn't reached a wide release yet, I will spend the first paragraph addressing why one should see it, without spoilers, and then…