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Mr. Jones USA, Written and directed by Karl Mueller. The very first shot of the Except the documentary is actually a terrible idea and their relationship is It doesn't quite stick the landing, but there is no shame in that; the ending is not. Switching to Mr. Jones, in the first 15 seconds, I had a fun couple who don't a year to “work on their relationship,” or was it to make a documentary? it really only seems to cloud an ending that wasn't sky-blue to begin with. Mr. Jones” is a movie that is almost on its way to telling a frighteningly JONES ( ) Horror movie couples suffering relationship pains always think a the movie is let down by an ending that dives deep in philosophical.
Jones is an elusive artist who has been sending his artwork to random people across the country with no rhyme or reason. He interviews several of them, all of whom seem to indicate that the weird figures have led to disturbing events in their lives. One tells him that he should stop his investigation of Mr. Jones, and if he sees him, he should just run away.
While Scott is away, Penny goes out to photograph Mr. On one occasion, he approaches her silently from behind, carrying a new figure. Penny tries to ask Mr.
Jones for an interview but he does not respond. As she approaches him, she is shocked to glimpse a gnarled and blackened face.
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She leaves, but films Mr. Jones putting up his new figure from a distance. Darkness falls and suddenly Penny is terrified as thunderous growls fill the air and she glimpses a disfigured face watching her from the bushes.
She runs around disoriented until she sees Mr. Jones in the distance holding a lantern. Penny makes a decision to follow him and eventually Mr. Jones' lantern dissolves into one of the lights of her own cabin, and Mr. Penny later tells Scott that she felt safe, and thought that Mr. Jones guided her home. Scott returns to the woods and he and Penny make plans to return to Mr. They wait outside until he leaves, and then Scott sneaks in with Penny keeping watch and communicating by radio.
The first day starts pleasantly enough with a lot of magic-hour photography, heavenly choir type music, and philosophical questions from Scott.
I feel vindicated in fleeing Cam2Cam. Frankly, this did not pan out as I had hoped. DAY 51 — wait, what? Scott tells Penny that he stopped taking his meds, but we never learn what they were.
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Penny starts nagging him that she gave up everything to come out here with him, and he better start working on that documentary. Turns out to be birds flying into the side of the house and occasionally breaking through a window.
The next morning, Scott is giving a Survivor-style confessional to the camera, in the background we see a black-clothed figure steal his pack. Going in search of the pack, they discover another house is near theirs. Getting no answer, they go in and find a very junky house with parts of walls and the ceiling missing. Luckily Scott has a special camera that can film both frontward and backward.
On the upside, we should never miss anything; on the downside, lots of distorted super close-ups of his face. Scott discovers a cellar door and asks Penny to be his lookout.
Scott quickly finds his pack, but now it is Penny that wants to stick around and look at the grotesque figures handing in the cellar.
Naturally the owner comes back, but they are able to escape. Ironically, Samantha does evolve, whereas Theodore does not. Indeed, the story feels like a tragedy.
The final image of Theodore and Amy Amy Adams atop the skyscraper where they live separately suggests, at the least, alienation, and quite possibly that they are contemplating jumping off the roof to their deaths the last line of scene description in the script is this: And so here is this movie, brilliantly conceived, staged, written, directed and acted how Joaquin Phoenix did not get an Oscar nomination for Best Actor is beyond me as a quarter of the movie — at least — is close-ups of his face.
The scene with Catherine where she signs the divorce papers is a critical one as it demonstrates how far down the slippery slope of A. LOVE Theodore has gone. And in this scene, she evokes both. Yet as imperfect as she may be, she is, at least, human. The shot of her face when Theodore tells her he is dating Samantha, the utter look of disbelief provides him with a jolt of reality, and reinforces how far away from having an authentic human relationship he is.
So many wonderful little touches in the movie. For example, there is a scene with Amy where she has disclosed she and her husband are getting a divorce. In that moment, she conveys a sense of deep self-judgment. In the background over her shoulder on the wall is a sign that reads: Moreover both Theodore and Tom are weighed down psychologically by a deeply flawed, almost infantile view of romance.
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I was so thankful Jonze took such a quiet approach to the soundtrack. He gave me room to think and to feel, not cramming every single frame with music indicating how I should feel and what I should think, a temptation far too many directors fall prey to nowadays.
I shut down to update my software.