Jackie Kennedy biopic (with Natalie Portman) thread

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A story about institutionalization of denial. The pious moral compromise of the final scene in El Club is another subtly shocking ending for Larrain, it seems like a signature for him

Dan S, Thursday, 10 October 2019 02:44 (nine months ago) link

haven't rewatched Jackie yet, but Neruda seems so much more watered down and conventional than his earlier films

Dan S, Tuesday, 22 October 2019 04:15 (eight months ago) link

Nooooo! It has one of my best new filmic ideas, the way that scenes are cut between so many locations, and in the beginning you don't really notice it, because films sometimes do that, but then in the climactic conversation Gael Garcia Bernal all of a sudden notices that he is moving between between places every cut! Because the past is an unstable construction! I love Neruda, kinda thinks it's his magnum opus.

Frederik B, Tuesday, 22 October 2019 07:31 (eight months ago) link

i didn't really enjoy neruda that much either. i think either tony manero or no are my favourite of larrain's films.

no feels extra relevant this week obviously

Seany's too Dyche to mention (jim in vancouver), Tuesday, 22 October 2019 16:21 (eight months ago) link

will have to see Neruda again

Jackie seems better to me than it did the first time I saw it

Dan S, Thursday, 31 October 2019 00:10 (eight months ago) link

didn't notice that aspect of Neruda tbh

Tony Manero, Post Mortem, El Club were so good

Dan S, Thursday, 31 October 2019 00:16 (eight months ago) link

Jackie gives a sense of how constantly Jackie Kennedy was watched

Dan S, Thursday, 31 October 2019 00:54 (eight months ago) link

six months pass...

Ema is v good

COVID and the Gang (jim in vancouver), Saturday, 2 May 2020 11:33 (two months ago) link

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