I can't stop talking about everything this film does masterfully, technically and emotionally. I will, from now on go on a quest to get this movie the love it deserves, from the people it deserves. Alita is not for the MAGA crowds, not for the Brie Larson-hating incels, or internet pedophiles hiding behind anime profile pics. Alita is a film for the outcasts. Alita is about coming out. Alita is about awakening, be it cultural, sexual or spiritual. Alita is…
Florence Pugh's rise reminds me of Jennifer Lawrence's. This is not her best performance, but it's just more proof that she is the best young actress working today. I am like 40 days older than her and that makes me feel old. Really charming and entertaining, The Rock was actually really good, as much as it didnt make sense for him to be there. Went in expecting a good time, and got exactly that.
Avengers: The Search for Purpose
Avengers: Endgame isn't like any other movie. Actually, I would go as far as to say that it isn't a movie at all. It looks like one, it acts like one, and it's a damn good one, but Endgame feels more akin to a climactic sporting event. It's the Superbowl of the MCU, and the fact that it was marketed using highlights from previous films reinforces that thought.
People will come into Endgame expecting finality,…
It might be a technical achievement for the ages, but it fails to show that it has even the tiniest bit of soul. I don't want to hate on a Jon Favreau film, the man is one of the most wholesome filmmakers on Hollywood, but this felt a lot like something James Cameron would make to show how advanced his tech is.
The film has the same old story, with the same songs, except a semi-decent Beyonce song that feels…