The hyper-stylized PATTERNS trilogy erupts into song for a breathtaking conclusion. With bravura split-screen choreography and a modish dance nicked from Jean-Luc Godard’s BAND OF OUTSIDERS, the third PATTERNS is definitely the coolest. Even as the film swerves between rigorous abstraction, voodoo showdowns and banal television-style exposition, director Jamie Travis maintains a composer’s control of his instruments. Pauline sums it all up when she sings, “You terrify me/And I want you.”
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Bizarre and confusing but also engrossing. And I want all that furniture.
Desperately careful use of imagery yet so indelicately indiscriminate with the effect on the audience. Patterns depicts control with a heavy hand and leaves me slightly dizzy as a result.
Fantastically controlled and styled. I enjoyed every minute.
Amazing production design. It's a love story about two people who can't live without each other.
Patterns III explains the previous two films through song and dance. Very creative! The music was very enjoyable.
But what's up with the last scene?