It bends space and time as it tells a pretty wacky story that wields illogic as a weapon.
What the film doesn’t seem to understand is that Victor Frankenstein is already the most human of characters.
It isn't about two people falling in love. It's about two people already in love, having to decide if that's really enough.
The film posits that the dinosaurs would pretty much take the same path to civilization that humans did, just millions of years earlier.
This is technically a found footage film, using a lot of the aesthetic elements that define the genre.
The story is an exercise in tedium, the script caught up in all sorts of matters not relating to the movement of the plot.
The film is best when it’s just about an aswang family trying to pass for normal in a Manila neighborhood.
The movie does get to some really powerful points, but it must suffer through long stretches of meaningless plot.
Throughout the lengthy, over-two-hour runtime, the film lays down clues that something terrible happened to the couple at some point in their marriage, and that it’s remained a wedge between the two.
I haven’t been able to catch many of the world cinema entries in this year’s festival, but I specifically made time to catch Hong Sang-soo’s Right Now, Wrong Then.