On December 21, 2012, it’s been widely depicted that the Mayans predicted the end of the world. Whether you believe it or not is debatable, but it leaves one burning question that probably everyone has thought of at one point- what would you do if the world is going to end?
Well, Lars von Trier’s movie, Melancholia, proposes just that. While the beginning of the movie focuses on the wedding of Justine and Michael, you don’t get the real plot of the movie until about halfway, when a newly discovered rogue planet known as Melancholia has a chance to hit the Earth.
Okay, okay, this review was easy for me because it’s one of my favorite movies. I enjoy animated movies, as for the majority of my childhood, I wanted to be an animator. Honestly, they don’t make good animated movies anymore- usually you have to rely on international to provide that- while there are good movies, they’re just not hand-drawn, and you lose that character and appreciation because it’s easier to make 3D films as opposed to hand drawn.
Anyway, let’s avoid any more ranting, and let’s dive into the review.
After months long of hiatus, I have come back with a fresh movie review! Long story short- my beloved desktop died suddenly, and my inches-away-from-death laptop is not reliable for watching movies. Being a poor college student, I could not afford a replacement until recently, but without further ado, here is my review for The Countess.