Forever engaged between the constant battle of appreciating the little indie gems and bowing down to my corporate big studio overlords.
So yeah, the final act literally has a 30 minute countdown timer in it.. and during said 30 mins it changes from pitch black night to show of some cool fire effects, to bright sunny day in time for the big car chase, to dark heavy thunderstorm for the final fist fight.. and the movie gives zero Fs about it.
Big dumb fun.
I needed some time to think on this one.
There are often films that come alone that are met with glorious critical & audience appraise yet I somehow can't connect with them as much as I'd like to or other people seem to (see Roma). I thought this would be one of those films.
I've only see The Lobster when it comes to Lanthimos' other films, and I liked it enough I guess, but I didn't think it was spectacular or…