Clooney, Bridges, McGregor, Spacey..... One cannot ignore a film which is almost crammed with famous actors.
Yes, you can!
Don't waist your time, unless you are desperately seeking for a moment of complete nothingness.
This film is meant to be funny. After a few seconds I thought: this film is going to ruin my evening, but someone has to warn my letterboxd-followers.
(Maybe the complete absence of female characters caused the lack of inspiration on the set?)
I cannot say that there wasn't a single person excited about this film. I really can't blame anyone. But how could I be so ignorant? Just prejudiced by the idea of a slapstick-wedding-movie? This film is filled with glistening, intelligent and unaffected humor. And a big compliment to all the actors/comedians! Not one of them fell out of line......
It's now three days ago that I saw this film, and I still wonder if the character of Di Caprio is just totally insane, or poisoned by psychiatrists who are engaged in cruel experiments with the brains of their patients....The beginning felt a bit weird and uncomfortable, but the film soon turned into a very oppressive thriller. Excellent for a debriefing!
Watched this one in the early seventies. My grandma took me with her. I think she was lured by Ryan O'Neal, who was a star in "Peyton Place". I had a great time! Really. We laughed a lot. But the reason why I will never forget this special afternoon, was the Barbara Streisand Phenomenon..... I fell deeply, deeply in love with this woman. And I still adore her......