As I was doing Brittani’s blogathon, Repo! was one of my picks. A few people said it sounded interesting, and I realised that this 2008 cult film yet to find a cult is most likely a stranger for most people. So, please, let me take you for a tour inside the insane world of Repo! The Genetic Opera!
With A Single Man, it is style over content, which almost made me give it two caps. The thing is… the content is amazing to begin with. The emphasis on style — which might not be surprising as director Tom Ford is a fashion designer — is almost distracting sometimes.
Yet this is the reason this will be a short review followed by a long stream of pictures. They are in scrambled order, so they won’t spoil you how the film goes.
I’ve always known Atonement has a powerful ending. I had no idea in what way. But damn if this didn’t sound ominous:
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What you need to know about Memento before watching is that (1) the black and white sequences are chronological and the coloured ones are reverse chronological. I went in blind, as per usual, and the film is confusing enough without making it harder for yourself.