Half star removed because they didn't just let Ellen Page be the roller derby lesbian she was born to be.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
THIS WAS REALLY BAD. Buckle up, friends, and I'll tell you why.
1.TERRIBLE representation of immigrants. The Immigrant lead, Kwame, does everything that people are scared of. He fights, he lies, he steals, he takes advantage of those who try and help him. He tells his wife back home he is working but it is clear throughout the movie he is lying. We only ever see him send money back home after he steals it from the Salvation Army. And…
I don't even know where to start. I think...I think I should start by saying that I had a hell of a time watching this movie. I thought it had a phenomenally gorgeous look. The location was fairy tale-esque, the shots were just beautiful and I thought the color and tone was just sublime. I have some minor complaints about CG (specifically that horrible deer or elk or whatever it was).
The story was just a wild ride, folks. That's…