“Tenet” is the latest release from director Christopher Nolan. A top-CIA officer must manipulate time to thwart a Russian-oligarch’s plans to end the world.
Pro – Stunning
Nolan is known for bringing some of the most visually arresting films to life, and “Tenet” is no exception. After five months of not being in the theater, “Tenet” was like a shot of pure adrenaline to the brain. It’s big, it’s loud, it’s exciting, and it really exemplifies everything that makes a movie worth seeing on the big screen. The pace is frantic, with moments of exposition providing the only breathing room between scenes of people constantly running. Big set-pieces punctuate the film, and true to Nolan style, they feel immensely cool and rewatchable. Right out of the gate, you will find yourself confused but immensely entertained.
Con – What?
“Tenet” is simply too confusing. There are entire scenes that simply do not add up on a first view. As someone who often complains about the…