Captain Fantastic or: A 100% Accurate Depiction of Egg MacGuffin's Life If He Had Children.
I love this film.
Why are the sickest, most unhealthy people I know always the most medicated?
"They need the drugs because they're unwell, dumbass!", I hear you say.
To that, I say, "Well, if they're taking all those pills, why aren't they getting better? Isn't that the entire fucking point of taking a pill - so you're not unwell anymore?"
This is why horror movies aren't scary anymore. No ghost or monster or creature can compete with the abomination that is the Unites…
Hugely watchable and consistently entertaining. The film makes tremendous use of practical camerawork, sets, effects, etc. It's a treat for the eyes, and a reminder of how great and how *real* movies used to look before they all turned into video game cut-scenes.
And yes, I watched a Christmas movie at the end of March. What of it?
Not sufficiently developed, particularly on the relationship front. Would have been more enjoyable if it wasn't so creepy. Down the shirt photographs of a blackout drunk girl? It's amazing how people 30 years ago thought a scene like that was okay. You don't think times change that much over the years until you watch some random 80s teen comedies for perspective.
Not too bad, but I long for the day when movies look like real life again instead of video game cut-scenes. These visuals are good - both creature and environment - but they are not a replacement for reality.
"But Egg, you don't even know what was real and what was CGI."
That is true, however, not because the CGI is so great, but because movies make real life look shittier so it can blend with the non-real CGI. The…