Paints a grim portrait of society's inability to change and its inevitable destruction at the hands of people without the spine to think beyond the immediate now. Design and effects a delight. Hong Chau snatching miracles from thin air. It's messy, but I appreciated Payne's return to this sort of film over the likes of THE DESCENDANTS and SIDEWAYS.
Appalling. Hard to imagine a more loathsome or repugnant film being released this year. Who is this even for in 2015? The target audience are surely the same sort of hard-boozing upper-class buffoonish douchebags who spend their weekends snorting coke or will have already seen the film for free at screenings that they somehow get invited to simply because they're rich and rich people get on lists like that. Takes every chance it can get to shove its lead odious…