Living: A Movie Review

James Lanternman
5 min readFeb 17, 2023
Credit: Sony Pictures Classics

When you watch a movie in el cine, it can morph subtly before your eyes, surround your senses, capture your interest, and pull you in when you don’t expect it.

Living is not a great movie, but it offers a great movie-viewing experience.

For the first half hour I was thinking critically. I found myself wearing a critic’s hat, obscuring the view of the row behind me while mentally preparing a rant…