Saw "Let the Right One In" and "The Fall" over the weekend. The former is a brilliant adolescent fantasy straight from the land of Ingmar Bergman. In fact, the film feels as if Bergman decided to update Nosferatu himself. The swimming pool scene is one of the best set pieces I've ever seen in a decade.

Now, over months, I've been hearing about "The Fall" by Tarsem and I could not pass up an opportunity to see what this is all about. Do I like it? Well, hard to say. The images are breathtaking and the story is moving. But I fell asleep through a portion of it. It's hard to put a judgment on a film like this. Part pretentious, part wonderful, the film probably needs a second viewing to get a better understanding.


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