Whilst I think a 90 minute cut would make this practically perfect, there is no denying transformative powers of star Conrad Veidt and director Paul Leni, who both unfortunately died before they could find major success in the talkies.
Tenet will prove a divisive film that may be a step too far even for the most die-hard Nolan fans. But for those drawn into Tenet’s winding and labyrinthine narrative, the film provides much appeal with awesome set pieces and great performances.
She Dies Tomorrow confronts the concept of existential dread with blunt force honesty and confidence in a maddeningly nonconformist way to ensure it will live on in the minds of those who let it in long after the credits - and subsequent anxiety attack - hit.
It’s a commendable departure from conventional romantic dramas (although it’s ending goes back to formula), but the film feels lost along the way, much like its protagonist. Any supposed purpose feels lukewarm at best, and much of its ideas are half baked. It has an ending sure. It has a beginning. But where’s the middle?