PG-13 for language. Fun fact that I'm gleaning from reading parents' guides. Apparently, you can have three f-bombs in a PG-13 movie if they are in another language and subtitled. It's weird that methods of communication affect the severity of the language itself? This movie is extremely tame shy of language. It's people existing and talking. There's some drunkenness, but that's me really reaching for something to write about.
DIRECTOR: Celine Song
I need to stop watching interviews with respected celebrities on Instagram. Honestly, if I see a Letterboxd interview with someone about their top four, I'm going to stop and listen. Someone, maybe Emma Stone?, put Past Lives in her Top Four and said that she just saw it and it kept sticking with her. Sure, there's a thing about recency bias. But the thing about a Top Four, I have to be pretty amazed when a new movie can enter the list of best movies? I know. I'm the fool. But my expectations were so inappropriate going into this movie.
Ultimately, this is a good movie about missed opportunities.
Film is great. It can challenge us. It can entertain us. It can puzzle us. It can awaken us.
Mr. H has watched an upsetting amount of movies. They bring him a level of joy that few things have achieved.