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I May Destroy You
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The Good: it has some genuinely great parkour shots. Some of the stunts and deaths are pretty hard-hitting. Some. Overall the greatest thing about this film is the trailer.
The Bad: EVERYTHING ELSE. This movie is offensively terrible. There is no character development, histories and personalities don't make sense, the action is impossible to follow, and continuity doesn't matter. Characters teleport across locations when the plot requires it. Dramatic scenes just *happen* with no build up or explanation. This movie decides on the school of tell don't show in so many ways except the ones that would elucidate any detail of any of the characters. Nothing makes any sense.
Now, you might read that and think that it can be entertainingly bad, but it's not. It's poorly edited, the story is convoluted to the point of lunacy, and genuinely leaves you thinking "b...but why though....?" in most scenes.
And it's a shame because this concept could have been done so well and the actors are clearly doing the best with the abysmal screenplay that was given to them.
It's dark, it's super gritty, and it's politically relevant. Don't expect to be happy coming out of it. Phoenix is a worthy successor to Heath Ledger's Joker.
A masterpiece and a cultural phenomenon. I love this movie and so should you. Forgive the bad CGI in the final battle. Everything else about it borders on perfect.
Unfunny and forgettable.
It's the good kind of terrible. And it is awful. Amusingly bad. Show this to people as a "what not to do in films" seminar.