Currently trailblazing through Ingmar Bergman‘s filmography at the moment and it is already the Most breathtaking experiences in relation to movies in my life. I had seen persona, strawberries, seventh seal and some others prior to this undertaking but still; its absolutely devastating how great a writer this dude was as early as 1951.
I'm propably the only who's more bugged by Green Book winning best original screenplay than best Picture because I kinda anticipated the big win.
To clarify, I didn't watch the movie itself, I read the screenplay, so my perspective on this may be slightly different from the popular Consensus. I Chose not to watch in a Theater because I rather spent my 7€ for the Guadagnino's Version of Suspiria.
The most important Thing a script should do is telling a…
The trick Alejandro Jodorowsky pulls with "The Holy Mountain" is actually no trick at all. It's popping up in every list of cryptic, hard to understand-films but he's just telling the truth in his own way.
Essentially, with "The Holy Mountain" Jodorovsky tries to make you see the world with his eyes through a journey to enlightenment, symobilzed through the ascend of the Titular mountain.
You see his contempt for aspects of western civilization, distinct character traits and worldviews.
I'm so tired of these movies, they don't actually feel like movies anymore, rather they act as a constant reminder that the industry is becoming more and more Money-oriented than ever.
The clearest sign that "Star Wars" is headed in the same direction as the Marvel Cinematic Universe so far.
A narrative that goes here and there but totally lacks Focus doesn't make for a great film full stop. Donald Glover is doing his Thing but in the end, he…