Terrence Malick’s “To the Wonder”

To the Wonder is rich with Malickness: floating cameras, imprecise narrative and women, arms out-stretched, racing through fields. Wonder1All of this is easy to love or hate – or love and hate – but in the end misses the essence of what is being offered. It is through the lens of cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki that we experience the wonder of the moving image, not only in nature…Tothewonder5but, more remarkably, in the light and line of suburban life. Tothewonder4These are the images that live in the corners of our collective memory. Tothewonder3It’s the kind of thing that you think you’ve seen before and must see again.

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