Even though the end reveals most twists, the fate of our protagonist remains ambiguous as he fades into the black. It’s the perfect existential ending for a seemingly meaningless quest.
‘Goldfinger’ (1964) consisted of sharp storytelling and craftsmanship.
Happy Death Day 2U is a worthy sequel to its predecessor and solidifies why this franchise has the cult following that it does.
It’s a powerful and un-apologetically memorizing narrative, which marinates in themes of mystery, intrigue, truth, deception, jealousy, and fate. Culminating to an ending that transcends beyond what is imaginable to the average human perception, and yet, all too familiar.
The world feels lived in, because it is, and it gives you a sense of isolation around the main character.
Every single crew member on the set of ‘Psycho’ contributed to the success of the project, especially Bernard Herrmann’s insistent, eerie score, Saul Bass who primarily worked on storyboards, and Anthony Perkins who brought his polished theatrical performance style to the big screen.
It’s explicit, it’s very French, but there are sub-textual elements to ‘Day for Night’ that extend beyond what is seen.
A vibrant stage full of pink hues and dark purples to display the immense work of Technicolor, but also the deep, emotional love of the two leads