A lot more fun than I'd feared, bloody stupid and definitely worth a hoon if you think you might like it.
James Renner's analyst serves as a voice of disbelief, and gets chided by Tom Cruise's hero for over-thinking when he points out things that don't make sense or were just dumb luck. A nice touch. Shut up and enjoy, silly thinky audience!
Another chirpy Saturday night selection.
I'm not sure quite what to say, other than it delivers what's on the tin. There's a lot of bad sex (done well) and a lot of shame. The acting is fantastic, the portraits of the two siblings are painted reasonably subtly and it's left me with a lot to think about.
It's ultimately a really simple story, but still told really well - a bunch of things are made clear to you without someone…
Pretty bloody stupid, inasmuch as it's got a bunch of funny plot holes and the morality of the thing is the least nuanced thing ever... AND also heaps of fun.
I'm glad I went to see it in the cinema, I got pretty engrossed. I enjoyed it plenty - enjoyed the atmos, the tech, the cleanly black & white morality of the whole thing... Jodie Foster as Nathan R. Jessup was pretty great, the main guy from District 9 as a…