Surreal/Art films, Dream Theater, Prog, Surrealism, Bohemianism, Holland National Football Team, Arsenal, Cricket Australia, Android. "We move in circles, Balanced all the while, On a gleaming razor's edge, A perfect sphere, Colliding with our fate, This story ends where it began".
“She came along the alley and up the back stairs, the way she always used to….”
Inherent Vice, a film that can only be described in two words: right on. It’s the seventh film by Paul Thomas Anderson and it is dazed, witty, groovy and mysterious. It reminded me of “The Dude” from “The Big Lebowski”, “Raoul Duke” from “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” and “Hunter S. Thompson” from ”Where the Buffalo Roam”. It’s Paul Thomas Anderson at his funniest/best. A certain kind of humorous, melancholic and confusing tone is spread all over the movie which is making it more thrilling to watch. Like in all Paul Thomas Anderson films, music is fucking A too.
I’m not going to tell you it’s plot but all I’m going to say is that “Doc” is puzzled but “Doc” knows how to investigate, “Doc” rules. This is the year of “Doc”. Joaquin Phoenix as Larry “Doc” Sportello is perfect. Joaquin Phoenix is really an underrated actor, I wish I can give him all the awards of this world.
Inherent Vice’s cast is super talented too. Joaquin Phoenix as Larry “Doc” Sportello, Katherine Waterston as Shasta Fay Hepworth, Josh Brolin as Det. Christian F. “Bigfoot” Bjornsen, Owen Wilson as Coy Harlingen, Benicio del Toro as Sauncho Smilax, Esq, Reese Witherspoon as Penny Kimball, Joanna Newsom as Sortilège, Eric Roberts as Michael Z. “Mickey” Wolfmann, Hong Chau as Jade, Martin Short as Dr. Rudy Blatnoyd. Every actor did a great job, they all were flawless.
Just give it time and it’s going to be the greatest classic film ever made. It’s going to be one of the best cult films ever made. And it’s going to be the most interesting neo-noir film ever made. It was nominated for only two awards at the 87th Academy Awards which is disgusting. These Oscar guys know nothing. Inherent Vice deserved at least 10 nominations and 8 Oscars but fuck it.
Anyway I’m just standing and clapping for Paul Thomas Anderson, he once again did a marvelous job. I’m also clapping for the hard work of it’s actors and crew members. You guys were brilliant.
I am pretty sure; you guys are going to watch it again after the first watch. I love this movie to death. Hey Joaquin Phoenix and Paul Thomas Anderson! You mofos rule.
You see, there are still faint glimmers of civilization left in this barbaric slaughterhouse that was once known as humanity.
The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson was the most anticipated movie of 2013. From the beginning I was sure The Grand Budapest Hotel gonna be perfect because Wes Anderson is an exceptional director and he never disappoints.
So finally I saw the most anticipated movie “The Grand Budapest Hotel” after 1 year of wait. I knew Wes Anderson never disappoints and he has surpassed my expectations.
Just look at the cast, how much talented the cast is: Ralph Fiennes, Bill Murray, Jason Schwartzman, Adrien Brody, Jude Law, Tilda Swinton, Owen Wilson, Harvey Keitel, Willem Dafoe, Edward Norton, F Murray Abraham, Tony Revolori. These are called real actors unlike phony popular so called actors. I think it was the best cast in a single film.
The main characters of the movie were Ralph Fiennes (Monsieur Gustave H) & Tony Revolori (Young Zero Moustafa). Both character’s acting was sublime. On a funny note, you both are made for each other. I must admit that everyone’s acting was majestic, PERIOD.
The best surprise was Tilda Swinton’s character as Madame Céline Villeneuve Desgoffe-und-Taxis (Madame D.). What have they done to her in this film was really hilarious. She has changed from Caravaggio days. Yes, Derek Jarman’s art film “Caravaggio” & all other Jarman films. And how can I forget her performance in “Only Lovers Left Alive” with John Hurt.
Edward Norton as Inspector Henckels looked really different from his other movies. Adrien Brody as Dmitri Desgoffe-und-Taxis was rad too. Don’t forget wicked English accent of Jude Law (The Author as a Young Man).
I think Wes Anderson has surpassed his previous already perfect films with this glorious film. The Grand Budapest Hotel is cinema’s victory and here comes standing ovation from my side for Wes Anderson and every one who worked for the success of this masterpiece film.