You must have just seen the latest film by the director Christopher Nolan, and I know why a few people, such as our own Sean O’ Connell, adored the film, or why some individuals can not bear it.
I could really definitely admire the fact that Christopher Nolan made the most costly cerebral film in history, but I think it’s nice to have this cerebral movie. And Tenet didn’t like me. Just like, at all. Or anything. I’m glad that it’s eventually being streamed since more individuals can express their opinion, and yet I don’t think that it was wise to wait. There seem to be a variety of reasons I experience like that, and here are the five major problems I’ve had with the movie. Oh, and spoilers are going to be upfront. You understand just that.
You Cannot Get the Story Behind the Movie Character
You may like Robert Pattinson and Kenneth Branagh. And you may look forward to seeing where the career of John David Washington’s BlacKkKlansman will go next. But in this film, I didn’t care for any of their characters. I believe it’s since none of them are interested in why they’re doing it they do.
For example, take the protagonist of John Washington, The Protagonist. I like all of the things that “ignorance is our munitions” when his persona creates Tenet in the long term, but I do not care, either. But it’s primarily because the background of his personality is not given to latch on. I know it’s purposeful, but that just sucks, too. Or what about the character of Robert Pattinson? What is his agreement? You understand what? I got no idea. It doesn’t seem Christopher Nolan believes that was necessary to bridge us, but why should I give a damn? Honestly, I think Kat, whose sole purpose of safeguarding her son, does not echo with me as she comes into contact, hardly even to him, but yet again, why then should I care about him? I mean, even Debicki’s character Kat. It is, I’m not; that’s an enormous problem.
Film Sound Quality is Not Up to the Mark
Much of my ambiguity just because this film is so noisy, or sometimes throughout these noisy situations, people start saying. That was a significant issue because this is a film you demand to comprehend everything. After all, the concept of time-reversal is the most significant point of sale for this film. And yet gee, golly whiz, I will not even understand half of what is happening if I saw that film in the theatre. Fortunately, I can only recover at home. But to require that it be released theatrically, Nolan makes sure each line is audible, the least he might have done.
The Film is Full of Exposition
It’s a great depth, but in a few sentences, you can understand the plot. “These dream thieves generally do it in the heads of people to steal ideas, but they’re in the head of someone to plant an idea. Quite cool right? “How would I illustrate to Tenet, however? “It’s a period, well, and yet time travel isn’t time. More like a reversal of time. What is that? Well, entropy is involved. This guy may go into the past, yet he won’t have the opportunity to get a glimpse into the present, because… yeah.”
Conversely, Christopher Nolan did put together many patterns where even the protagonists talk about a time reverse rather than make them digestible to viewers through sequential action, story beats. We contact it just as a data dump throughout the literary world. And while the infrequent information dump is all right, Tenet goes far beyond it, and neither scene is even distantly interesting. They actually bog the entire film, bringing me to my first point.
The Movie is Unnecessarily Long
Tenet is two hours & thirty minutes, each second feeling it. I wouldn’t know why it should be an exciting opera house episode, and it wasn’t just that. This reminds me of that wonderful intro with a bank robbery in the Dark Knight or of that phenomenal opening sequence with the plane hijacking in the Dark Knight rises. Both starts were very attractive.
And all the marks of grandeur were on this intro. But it was only a slog that followed. I’ve never decided to invest in everything that has happened, and the film isn’t fast enough, at least to make me feel I didn’t waste time watching it. I always wondered, instead, if it ever was over. That’s likely my last point.
The Movie Concept Disrupts the Storytelling
This is Tenet’s thing. The movie is totally lost to you if you wouldn’t purchase into its idea. And I wouldn’t think this is the problem, although I haven’t understood all of it. I like medical dramas, for example, but only a few people I know are protagonists. In order to experience a medical drama, I do not need to know the medical jargon because it all concerns encounters in character. The drug wasn’t. But the whole thing is time-reversal with Tenet, and I wouldn’t care for time reversal.
And yet people don’t like Tenet, and that’s because the narration of stories takes a back seat for the idea of time reversal. The storytelling must always be first, but it doesn’t happen with Tenet.
But then what do you believe? I understand Tenet’s fans, one of them I would also want to be.
Some people might like this movie, but there are a lot of things in the film that you won’t expect in Christopher Nolan’s movie and totally dislike no matter how much you love the work of the director. The reasons mentioned above are not the individual reaction, but many viewers out there believe it to be true and disliked the concept of the movie. But it’s totally on you whether to watch the movie or not. So if you want, you can give it a try and comment down your opinions.