After watching this, I felt a bit disjointed. I wasn’t sure what to make of it. Casa de mi padre was a bit…difficult to classify. Weird, brilliantly cheesy at times, serious, fun, off-key…not sure what else to say. Farrell was a believable Mexican; Gael deserved more scenes; the purposely fake sets were a nod to the early days of the genre. I think I need a rewatch before saying more...
I’ve always liked Shyamalan, despite all the naysayers and the bad reviews. Not a lot of people get that it isn’t just about the twist. It’s about believing in something that is hard to explain or… read review
This is Altman’s big “f@$* you” to Hollywood. Featuring great tracking shots, celebrity cameos, nods to great films like The Bicycle Thief, mentions of great directors like Hitchcock and Fellini, the… read review
I’m a moderately-sized Woody Allen fan, and I can say with a modicum of authority that Whatever Works is not one of his better films. I loved the film’s running gag of breaking of the fourth wall—a… read review