A Prayer to Ryan Gosling: A Review of Song to Song

“With Song to Song, Terrence Malick avoids the traps of sentimentalism on the one hand, and moralism on the other while telling a deeply human story — one filled with deception, confusion, beauty, longing, goodness, and truth — and therefore a deeply religious one. Its poetic style makes it challenging to audiences, and leaves it open to the ridicule of critics. But, like a poem, it continues to resurface in unexpected ways in the memory of the viewer, long after the credits roll.”

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