Originally Posted by DaneMcCloud
I thought it was boring and highly predictable.
How Tilda Swinson won an Oscar for 10 minutes of predictability is beyond me.
Well, actually not (voter pandering, gifts and so on) but what a joke.
Originally Posted by Miles
It was heavily character/acting driven. I really enjoyed it but didn't think that it quite lived up to the hype. The last 15 minutes or so had some very badass exchanges.
My opinion is you're both right. On the page, MC is a formuliac and predictible straightforward movie. The acting performances make the story resonate and stick with you. And Tilda's performance was the kind of stuff Oscar voters live for.
- I need Malcolm. You're too Martin. Know what they did to him, they killed him. . .
- Didn't they kill Malcolm too?
- No, no, no, they say that. But ain't nobody seen the body since the funeral.
- That's how funerals work.