This is a bore of a film. It is a retread in some ways of Her but not nearly as well thought out and it overstays it’s welcome by being too long. At 104 minutes it feels like it is a tv show that is still going on and when it cuts to Ewan using drugs to make it seem real, I honestly checked out of this movie because I didn’t care about it. I personally think Theo James isn’t a good actor and does act robotic like so this film was okay with him but Ewan and Lea were very forgettable in this.
This is one of those dark films that just wash over you and soaks into your skin. I recently went on a trip where I read the novella. The novella is very quick to the point but expands upon some of the things going on in Joe’s mind and Williams toward the end. We get more of an understanding of why he did what he without us accepting it. The movie expands more of Joe and his mom being close…