Film The Woman in the Window. A review of contemporary cinema. A significant subtitle because when I was reviewing this film, I realized that I am reviewing contemporary cinematography. It’s bad…
The film The Woman in the Window – the Beginning of the End
In this passage, I will include all my thoughts. Later, these are just justifications due to the convention of the articles. Movie The woman at the window draws handfuls from the achievements of old masters, from pearls that are forever enchanted in the screen. He takes conventions, patterns and mixing them, re-releases the dish on a modern plate. And this story about making this movie is also the story of most of the well-known modern movies.
On the one hand, I do not treat it as a deadly sin, because no reasonable person will require that something new be invented on the screen endlessly (because it simply cannot be done). That is why films with references, even large ones to old works, do not have a negative effect on this fact for me. Well, sometimes it turns out that the refreshed theme is much better than in the original. Of course, it’s nice to encounter something new, but then it’s just a plus to start.
Coming back to, let’s call it straightforward: plagiarism. I get angry immeasurably if I come across a movie that is made up only of plagiarism. And I have a kind of loathing for films that additionally did it wrong.
In this context reviewed movie looks like he is infected with bipolar disorder. A fantastic start and a very average end. Some people flatten the judgment by deliberately underestimating the second part of the film, but I think you have to call a spade a spade. The second part of the movie is terrible.
The film is beautiful in the way it is played and filmed, but the beauty is in sync in the first part. We can be delighted and moved and interested. The second part of the movie shows us that we were just lied to. We were sold a tombac imitating gold. The film is slowly losing its beautiful feathers. Every moment is stupid, pointless, pastiche in a completely ridiculous way, more and more unnecessary scenes, nuts, expansions or shortcuts. We open our eyes slowly because of the beautiful image of the promise contained in the first part of the film that is fresh in our minds, to have our eyes wide open in disbelief at the end and closed at the end while shaking our heads in embarrassment.
There is a time of poverty among the movies right now. They are pumped up with money and good quality pictures and great music and great acting but no good script and a good director. There is no idea for a movie. This is not a rule, but it is quite common enough to wonder where this modern cinema is going. It is comforting that we have movies of the type The hateful eight but on the other hand, it is not enough, not enough to accommodate everyday food.
The film The Woman in the Window – a nonsensical script
To this day, I do not understand the idea behind this scenario. There must be a minimum level of logic and truth in order for me to believe something. Kind of like the minimal mass of an atomic bomb for a chain reaction to occur. Using this comparison further, one deceives this mass requirement by a preload that compresses, brings, mixes and compacts more. Such a shock can also be used in the film to cause an explosion to erase the deficiencies. But this movie doesn’t have that either. Or rather, it has a special charge that has its own special effect (more about it later).
This moment of surprise (who killed) ran through me to the accompaniment of sounds of yawning. Yawning turned into a bored and powerless „Oh God” when I saw scenes of the heroine’s struggle with the exposed murderer. It’s hard to describe, but I literally felt like something strange happened and it sucked out any good feelings about the film (which I acquired in the first half of this work).
The movie The Woman in the Window – acting
Personally, I only liked the playing of Amy Adams. I just think what a movie it would be with her. She, the sounds, the mystery, the narrative of events during her nervously made calls to various places. And this large but suffocating house.
But no. We have other characters here too. J. Moore and Gary Oldman. What names. And what a nausea I have to mention them playing in this movie. Briefly, Moore a Oldman played his name literally. I took my strength looking at him. This is the shadow of the shadow from the movie Leon the Professional.
Film The Woman in the Window – special effects, painting, music
Good handling of the camera, mood, sound but .. it was good in the first part of the film because it worked together and co-created this film. Later there was a moment of revolution, rebellion and everything fell apart because the convention of the film changed dramatically (to a much worse one).
The film The Woman in the Window – a desire to watch again in 2 years
I don’t have the smallest.
Film The Woman in the Window – final evaluation
It is a beautiful and very average movie.
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Explanation of ratings:
At the outset, I warn you that not every movie will have all the available ratings. There are simply fundamental assessments (the one that will always be), e.g. an assessment for a category. There are also ratings such as „willingness to watch the next episode”, which applies to series, so it is difficult to demand that it has its raison d’être with the rated full-length film.
- Category: rating the movie in its main category
- Main plot: assessment of the main story told / Side plots: e.g. flashbacks, side stories of characters
- Image, Music and Special Effects: These can be historical costumes or life on another planet
- Wanting to watch an episode: immediately after the previous one
- Willingness to come back in 2 years: would I like to see again someday / was it a pleasure to watch again
- Overall Impression: Without going into detail the overall reception.