I finally went to see “Before Midnight”, the sequel to Before Sunset by Richard Linklater, last weekend.
I loved both Before Sunrise (1995) and Before Sunset (2004), so my expectation for this 3rd film was pretty high already.
It was even better than I expected.
I had fun and magical experience at the theater on Saturday night.
It amazes me how a 2-hour movie experience can make my ordinary weekend to an “amazing” weekend. There is nothing like seeing a movie that’s perfect in every way.
That’s the power of great films. You have no idea how happy and satisfied and filled with pure JOY I was when the end credit started rolling in a dark theater, and I walked out of the theater thinking “this is it!”. This is the type of experience I want from watching a movie.
Now Richard Linklater,the director of Before trilogy, has been added on my list of directors I admire. THis film is so well crafted. A masterpiece.