Certain points in this movie definitely feel more like somebody impersonating Wes Anderson than the real deal. Overall a "fun" movie but where it relishes is in the second act involving everything at the motel. Bottle Rocket succeeds when focusing on characters and dialogue and falls apart when it is trying to be some weird Tarantino/ Soderberg heist film.
Hot take: I enjoyed this movie more than the original. Fight me.
In all seriousness, I thought this film had some of the best action movie moments in years as Brad Bird provided the expertise he learned through Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (and the original Incredibles of course) and brought it to its fullest potential. Despite the amazing set pieces, the best moments of this movie were in the domestic scenes as we see Mr. Incredible doing his best Mr.…
Annihilation is an incredibly ambitious and visually stunning film. My biggest critique is that the movie dumbs down some of the thought provoking ideas it ponders through a narration tactic. Overall I found the movie quite compelling and would recommend to any fan of sci fi.
The climax of the movie is some of the most intense acid trip shit I've ever seen in cinema.