Why does my heart skip a beat everytime I see Parvathy?
Occasionally affecting and engaging in parts, Martin McDonagh's 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' suffers from an uneven screenplay but redeemed by stellar performances all around especially Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell. This potential Best Picture Oscar winner shouldn't by any means have been even nominated but if Christopher Nolan's 'Dunkirk' can be, then who am I to complain?
"If you stay true to your ideas, film-making becomes an inside-out, honest kind of process" - David Lynch
If you are trying to approach film-making that is verisimilitude in nature please stick to it rather than mixing it with commercial elements and exploiting it as per your convenience. An art form shouldn't be used with an intention of manipulating people. Make a film because you wanted to make it and not because you wanted to get into everybody's good books.
With welled up eyes and trembling hands I am typing this. There are movies which suck you deep into it and plucks every living cell out of you to make you question your identity, existence, death and above all, life. Some of such gems include Stanley Kubrick's '2001 A Space Odyssey', Charlie Kaufman's 'Synecdoche New York' and Terrance Mallick's 'Tree of Life'. All these movies have had a profound impact on me and how I view life. Kaufman's 'Synecdoche New…