This film is like René Laloux meets Ralph Bakshi by way of Lewis Carroll (with a dash of Hieronymus Bosch and just a hint of Terry Gilliam), but nowhere near as interesting or exciting as that sounds. Director Ari Folman packs the film with plenty of lofty ideas, but he never quite explores them in any sort of sufficient or substantive fashion. Furthermore, at 122 minutes, the film is a bit of a slog, and it bogs down quite a…
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It's like every MRA's worst nightmares manifested as a tawdry, sensationalistic, yet extremely dull movie. It's Basic Instinct for the 21st century. Also, there is absolutely no reason this movie needed to be 2 1/2 hours long.
I feel like the film's biggest sin is that it's just unrelentingly dull (so very dull), but one of the biggest reasons the whole thing did not work for me, and why I don't think it works at all (as satire or otherwise),…