Damien Chazelle

First Man | Review: Lost Character Arcs

Great performances, sound design, soundtrack, visual effects and cinematography. What left me wanting more was Neil’s character arc, or lack thereof. The emotional action takes place at the beginning of the film and after Neil’s daughter dies his character development essentially flat lines and then continues to double down on that. If anything the wife was the protagonist because she was one of the only characters who changed. Her love