Toy Story 4
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Stunning visuals, witty lines, a spectacular performance by Peter O'Toole and not at all tiring, despite its length. On the contrary, I felt that Lawrence' evolution at the second half was often abrupt and more needed to be said. Nevertheless, it deserves its epic fame.
Now, here's a paradox: I liked the movie, but I'm not sure I should. The theme is predatory capitalism, which is described pretty accurately. But the main character is likeable, even though he is clearly and consciously one of the monsters. There are a couple of humane characters who didn't manage to engage me emotionally as mush as he. There's a powerful punchline at the otherwise predictable ending (unlike the brilliant Le Couperet), I'm just hoping it is enough to drive the point home.
Luhrmann creates stunning sets, experiments even further with musical pieces out of their place and succeeds, and, above all, reminds us that he still knows how to throw (and shoot) a party. What seems like he's forgotten is how to make a captivating movie out of perfect ingredients.
I scratched one out from my "movies nobody believes I haven't seen" list. That was most of the enjoyment I got from it.