Thursday, February 08, 2007

Pan's Labyrinth – Can Fantasies Rescue Us from Fascism?


I have to see this movie and at the big screen. Janette says it is the most fantastic movie she has ever seen. Great imagery and a political subtext.

UPDATE - It made the BuzzFeed.

2 comments:

rjnagle said...

I know you're going to hate me, but I was disappointed by the film. Great imaginary world, but the political aspects were overdone and cliched.

Also, writer Annalee Newitz gave away way too many plot details. After looking over it, I seriously doubt you will find anything interesting about watching the film itself. In fact, reading the Newitz essay makes the film sound more skillfully made than it actually was.

The premise of the film was interesting, and so were the special effects; the plot and the dialogue seemed (to me at least) second rate.

Gary said...

Why would I hate you? Mileages vary. I was surprised at how much frequent movie goer Janette liked it.