21 March 2018

Film - Upstream Color (2013)


Film - Upstream Color (2013)
 
The water before you is somehow special.
When you drink it you feel revivied.
 A tough watch. But I like tough. Asked many questions. Like an angst ridden Terrence Malick [sorry, lazy I know]. Intriguing.

No car chases, explosions, no CGI, remarkably wordless. There are not many but every word there is means something. Violation, occupation, recovery; all wrapped up in sunshine and beauty and repetition. Great Lynchian soundscape by director Shane Carruth.




Sci–fi does not have to be Beam me up Scotty and time loop paradoxes.