Under the Silver Lake Reviews

  • 2d ago

    I actually loved the movie. I cannot understand about the people complaining for the 'pointless plot'. No, the plot is not pointless (apart from the 'open ending': there I can concede that there is a bit of pointlessness going on) and it is not even that difficult to follow. It's a mesmerising and super clever movie, in my opinion.

    I actually loved the movie. I cannot understand about the people complaining for the 'pointless plot'. No, the plot is not pointless (apart from the 'open ending': there I can concede that there is a bit of pointlessness going on) and it is not even that difficult to follow. It's a mesmerising and super clever movie, in my opinion.

  • Sep 12, 2019

    Beautifully shot, but a bunch of nonsense.

    Beautifully shot, but a bunch of nonsense.

  • Sep 05, 2019

    After watching it my reaction is "what?"

    After watching it my reaction is "what?"

  • Aug 27, 2019

    As Southland Tales was to Donnie Darko this is to It Follows. Complete and utter derivative garbage.

    As Southland Tales was to Donnie Darko this is to It Follows. Complete and utter derivative garbage.

  • Aug 26, 2019

    Awful and unwatchable. The writer and director thought he made something of art but in reality it was made mostly of trash.

    Awful and unwatchable. The writer and director thought he made something of art but in reality it was made mostly of trash.

  • Aug 15, 2019

    It's rare to see a film like this, real surrealism shot beautifully. I haven't experienced anything like it since Twin Peaks.

    It's rare to see a film like this, real surrealism shot beautifully. I haven't experienced anything like it since Twin Peaks.

  • Aug 14, 2019

    An excellent example of meta-breaking cinema, Under The Silver Lake tells a simple story in a very unique way. It seems many people are turned off by the movies abstract and passive method of telling a story of failure and the price of success in LA (especially for females), but, if you are able to handle not having a coherent plot thrust upon you like so many movies do, you may enjoy this gem as much as I did.

    An excellent example of meta-breaking cinema, Under The Silver Lake tells a simple story in a very unique way. It seems many people are turned off by the movies abstract and passive method of telling a story of failure and the price of success in LA (especially for females), but, if you are able to handle not having a coherent plot thrust upon you like so many movies do, you may enjoy this gem as much as I did.

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    Alec B Super Reviewer
    Aug 13, 2019

    The movie has flavors of Lynch and Hitchcock but ultimately this is a different beast. Yes the main character (Garfield, giving a fantastic performance) is unstable, insufferable and a misogynist. Yes the labyrinthine plot is goes nowhere. That is the point. There's no mystery to unravel here, and I like that. Its unsubtle criticism of the audience, but it is effective.

    The movie has flavors of Lynch and Hitchcock but ultimately this is a different beast. Yes the main character (Garfield, giving a fantastic performance) is unstable, insufferable and a misogynist. Yes the labyrinthine plot is goes nowhere. That is the point. There's no mystery to unravel here, and I like that. Its unsubtle criticism of the audience, but it is effective.

  • Aug 12, 2019

    Unique and worth your time.

    Unique and worth your time.

  • Aug 11, 2019

    A male wet dream romp with no point, a weak story, and lots of pretty people.

    A male wet dream romp with no point, a weak story, and lots of pretty people.