You can skip this and just assume you will know the real killer in the first 5 minutes.
Minari is the type of film that feels more like a moment in time that can forever change the life of the person who experiences it.
I have never come across someone who has a bad thing to say about Rain Man, but if it were released today, I am sure someone could complain. Thank God it came out in 1988.
As the would be prophet, Alice, Cricket Brown is possibly the best thing about the film.
You won’t be moved to smile by The Quarry. You will be moved, though.
Will you enjoy this film? Probably as much as one enjoys the aforementioned Banana Splits, maybe more if you like Nic Cage as a brooding mute who likes kicking ass and playing pinball.
Ultimately, what works best is the chemistry of the two leads, as everyone else appears to be along for the same ride as the viewers.
This is not so much a film to remember as it is one to learn from. There were a lot of movies like this one in the 1980’s, and we survived to make more stupid films later.
All told, this is a beautiful, if dispensable film for any time. It’s got a universal appeal with a simple story that works for purposes of a positive message in a desert world.
So here we are, the main event. Where does this series go now?
It’s not often one goes to a Gary Oldman film and ends up preferring anyone else’s performance.
We’ve lost many of this cast that could have been good for a few more films at least. Where do we go from here when this film makes us want to go back?
There is a tacit understanding within the bounds of Promising Young Woman that men of college age and above are perverted cowards at best, rapists at worst.
This film is a good time showing beautiful bad people.
One does not simply rent a movie titled Monster Hunter and expect Bill Shakespeare.
What was just a courtesy of response to me for a friend earlier now has an experience behind it that has added colors my world. Let it color yours, too.