RSS

Her

01 Mar

herNominations: Best Picture, Original Score, Original Song (The Moon Song), Production Design, and Original Screenplay (Spike Jonze)

A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with his newly purchased operating system that’s designed to meet his every need. (IMDb)

I remember writing a while back (for Contagion I think?) That the reason I liked that was because it took this disaster movie, which are normally done with a broad scope, and pared it down to a group of people. That’s what I think this movie did. It took this grand sci-fi idea of operating systems becoming smarter than humans, and pared it down to one specific person. That’s what makes this story, and this movie, so likeable. Also, the acting, writing, and music don’t hurt. Joaquin Phoenix is aggressively likeable, but you also see all of the insecurities and the little things that most likely led to his divorce. Also, credit has to be given to Scarlett Johansson, for a wonderful voice performance as Samantha. Something else I thought was well done was the set up of the world. It was obvious that it was in the future but it wasn’t so outlandish that it was unbelievable. Overall, I thought this was a lovely movie that both romance and sci-fi lovers can enjoy.

8/10

Advertisements
 
Leave a comment

Posted by on March 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: