This movie left me with a lot of stuff to ponder. It'd be spoiler city to say what ANY of that stuff is. This is one of those sci-fi movies where it's impossible to get into what makes the movie good without giving away the story.
So to review it without spoilers... not much to talk about other than "So it's about people trying to communicate with aliens." It'll be fun to talk about with people who have seen…
My impression of the average reaction to his movie.
First half: "Awwww, that's so sweet."
Second half: "WHAT THE @#$#?!?! HOOOOOOOLY @#$%!!!"
Mel Gibson back behind the camera after a long absence and the first half of this movie made me think maybe Mel's toned it way down. The first hour of this movie is a very earnest and very sweet story about Desmond Doss, a guy from Virginia who has a deep faith in God and while wants to…
The Wolf of Wall Street. I'm really kinda speechless after watching this movie. I mean.... this movie is @#$%ing INSANE! I don't just mean that in a quality sense.
I mean this is one of the craziest, wackiest movies I've seen in a long time!
What I will say is,
This film.... is the Scorsese film I was waiting for after seeing The Departed.
I would have MAYBE liked to have only waited 2 years for it instead of 7....…
8 year old me: "This is the single greatest..."
23 year old me: "...piece of shit! What's with the teddy bears?"
There's a LOT to like in this film. But there's more to hate.