Ohh I liked this a lot more than the Lobster- much more cohesive. The musical choices in this combined with the deadpanned, matter-of-fact delivery style of everyone creates a deeply unsettling affect and it made me deeply uncomfortable and deeply fascinated all at the same time.
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…