Originally posted by winetarelli:
Originally posted by Seaquam:
Saw Gone Girl last weekend. Scared me. I was on the edge of my seat almost the entire time. My darling wife had read the book and knew what was coming, and she had pretty much the same reaction as I.
Going to see Whiplash tonight.
Looking forward to reading your thoughts!
Best descriptor for Whiplash
I was transfixed watching the complex relationship between the Teller and Simmons characters, with hating and wanting to please becoming intertwined for Teller. Also, found the contrast between Teller's dad (Reiser) and Simmons interesting, in light of Teller's relationship with each. Success is desired by all, but the road to success varies with the individuals. No spoilers, but the ending did leave me wanting a bit more resolution; there's the obvious unanswered question of where the relationships go afterwards, and too much complexity for the viewer to predict it, which I guess is what the director wanted.
I saw that you missed the first few minutes. You shouldn't have. I was mesmerized the entire time, from the first scene on, and I think my heart was beating faster than normal and my palms sweating in the final scene. (Hope nobody gets the wrong idea reading that last sentence
There'll be some Oscar nominations for this film for sure.