I’ve watched basically all of the X-Men movies but there are some that I still haven’t seen yet, one of them being The Wolverine. Since it just dropped on Disney+ I decided to watch it and yeah, its conclusion was predictable, its one-liners were a bit cliche, but overall, I kind of had a blast.
I’m a fan of action films featuring martial arts heavy action scenes so with that aspect paired with Wolverine’s ultimate butt-kicking I found myself grinning on several occasions.
Just like all X-Men films, there’s a real sense of peril. For a while, I didn’t know who was going to live and who was going to die…well, I knew that Logan would make it but it still didn’t make watching him stave off death over and over again any less intense.
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With Tenet now available for the masses on HBO Max, here’s my review.
Christopher Nolan is known for making movies with trippy plotlines that are hard to grasp but nice to look at and yet TENET makes Inception look like an Avengers movie.
TENET is incredible for all of its spectacle and seat-rumbling (due to its incredible sound in IMAX) glory but what it has in sheer eye-widening visuals it lacks in cohesive storytelling. Literally, I didn’t know what was going on from the very beginning.
The movie moves at such a breakneck speed from the get go that you can’t figure out what in the heck is happening, not to mention that the movie is so loud you can’t hear what people are saying when it seems that they’re uttering a crucial detail to the ever-changing plot of the movie.
Nolan has created a puzzle that runs forwards and backwards, literally, and his time inversion heist save-the-world-from-doomsday-semi-love story movie is just…whoa. It’s a lot!
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