luca's house of mirrors

"We are what we think. All that we are arises from our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world."  (Buddha)

Browsing Archive: April, 2013

Django Unchained

Posted by LucaM on Saturday, April 27, 2013, In : movie reviews 
Watched Django Unchained. It's... entertaining, in a Garth Ennis comics sort of way. But Tarantino would do everyone a favor if he stopped casting himself in his own movies. This time, it wasn't even amusing.
And the moment THIS thing got the Oscar for best screenplay, to me the honored Academy has lost what little credibility it had left.
I have a suggestion : in 2014, let's give the Oscar for best screenplay to tumblr. It's got better writing than this.

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log entry 1306

Posted by LucaM on Thursday, April 25, 2013, In : log entries 

Forcing myself to watch Crazy, Stupid, Love. Just remembered why I could never watch comedies: because they look and sound stupid.

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Generation Um...

Posted by LucaM on Thursday, April 25, 2013, In : movie reviews 
An almost unexpected surprise in today's world focused only on feel-good movies. A multi-layered little gem. A story about loneliness, pain, despair, and ways to cope with all that. A story about human connection and lack thereof. A story about games of power, seduction and domination. A meditation on how people behave in front and behind a camera. And the camera becomes a fourth character; a silent witness that's central to the plot; a fourth player that changes the rules of the game. or rat...
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