Monday, November 27, 2006

At Long Last Love


God bless the ambitious and the brave, who still think in images and ideas instead of effigy and chatter, who risk banality and cliché in search of something communal, who see the invitations in both lightness and darkness, who permit themselves excess in service of something grand, who soldier on without enough money and derive creativity from their own (relative) penury. The Fountain isn't perfect, and its debts are obvious, but it goes a long way toward redeeming the year. More soon, and more here, and here.

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Blogger Dr. S said...

Oh, yay! Something in the A range. I'm now looking forward to this film even more than before; everyone I've heard from has really loved it for one reason or another.

5:10 PM, November 27, 2006  
Anonymous steve said...

thrilled you loved this. me too!

7:13 PM, November 27, 2006  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Whoa. I fully expected you to hate it.

8:27 PM, November 27, 2006  
Blogger NATHANIEL R said...

I'm totally with you on the not perfect thing but I love how baldly sincere this film is...

that unconcerned with being laughed at thing wins extra hearts from me sometimes.

8:14 PM, November 28, 2006  

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