You haven’t been duped. Our film writers watch hundreds of films a year, and they have a rich context for their criticism. If you regularly read Dowd and Ignatiy’s reviews, you’ll find them to be honest, thorough, and insightful critics. They might well enjoy a film and think it’s a blast, but that alone may not add…
Aww, thanks, Velocirapstar.
It’s how Australians and Brits pronounce it. Much closer to the Dutch pronunciation than the American “van go.”
Slow Burn is great! But it premiered in 2017.
Well, not really — if I’d been reviewing the film for the site, I would have been critical of it. But if I can be, as I say above, a consumer for a minute and not a critic, then yeah, I had a good time watching it, and that was what I hoped to get out of it.
We definitely had to memorize snippets of it, which still take up part of my brain. I know I’m not the only one, but maybe it’s not as widespread as I’d thought.
Afraid not. We tried for a while, but nobody was reading them.
Hey Miss Eli, I’ve passed this on to our tech team!
Mark Bridges, costume designer for Phantom Thread, whose speech lasted 36 seconds.