Simply wild for the films of the silver screen!
•Saw it at a drive in with Nicole! For my birthday! Fun!
•Sort of thrilled I didn’t see this when I was 17. Would’ve been fuel on the fire. We’re talking, I’d’ve been just completely impossible.
•The uncle rigging his empty sleeve up to salute is such a good gag I can’t believe it’s in this extremely human and charitable movie. But I’m glad it’s there. You need those teeth or the stuff with the banjo’s too easy.
This movie is the exact pace, length, and tone you want from a 1978 Elliot Gould vehicle where Christopher Plummer robs a bank dressed as a mall santa. It's the minimum amount of funny you'd be expecting from the Overton window your mind instantly created from reading that premise but that ended up working out for the best. I like when movies trust me to fend for myself with finding things funny. Keeps me engaged. Even into my thirties getting…
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It rules that Bong Joon-Ho anticipates you anticipating a twist where the rich family is smarter than they appear and then pulls the rug out from under you to reveal that they’re actually even dumber and more casually cruel than you originally thought. That’s radical realism, baby.