Parker Sawyers could not look more like Barack Obama if Stan Winston had done prosthetic makeup. It was uncanny. Plus he gave one hell of a performance.
This film is like the blacker, more inspirational version of a Kevin Smith movie: it's basically one long dialogue between two people scene.
Every episode of my Gobbledygeek podcast for the rest of this year could (and should?) be about CLOUD ATLAS and I would be completely happy!
Though I don't feel it's as opaque and confusing as its detractors want you to believe (I felt it made perfect emotional sense every single second of its three hour running time), I realize now how difficult it is to explain the plot and narrative in a casual review.
Suffice to say this film is,…