March 27th, 2003

villain

Gerry

I saw the movie Gerry today. It was pretentous, long and I didn't really enjoy it that much. So for all of you out there that think I love ever movie I have ever seen, I say to you that I didn't like Gerry. I reminded me of Cast Away, with a bit of 2001 in there, but I enjoyed those movies more. The long, drawn out, minimalist style reminded me much of some of Kubrick's films, but this one just wasn't as interesting as those.
There were some things going for the movie, though. A couple of the scenes were pretty funny and/or neat to watch and some of the cinematography was just beautiful. The movie could have been neat like Baraka or Koyyanisatsi if it had a music soundtrack at all besides the music at the beginning and end of the movie.
Regardless, I didn't enjoy it that much. Maybe if I was in the right frame of mind because I do tend to like movies like that, though. I would be interested to hear other people's opinions of that movie, if you've seen it.

I'm going to try and go back to bed now. I seem to be constantly hungry tonight and it's making it difficult to sleep.