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Breakdowns of form and function in Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi fantasy epic.
A short film shot by and starring only one person – and a detailed look at how it was done.
Fresh take? Just a bit off? Both, maybe?
Roger Deakins: holy shit. Gender and race: hmmm.
No less silly or cheaply manipulative than Vol. 1, but it knows what it is, what its audience wants, and how to push things forward.
This isn’t an art film when it absolutely could and should be.
The “Unforgiven” of the comic book / superhero movie genre?
Are we rebooting or not? This mess thinks it’s a stand-alone film, acts more like an episode in a series, and leans on the mutually exclusive traits of both.
Written immediately after my first time seeing this movie…
Halfway through JW, I switched over to JP, just to see if I was being unfair.
I love this movie and I want to open an Art Gallery of Anonymous Memories.