Hey Ian! We’re gonna kill ya! OPA!
Frankly, the best case scenario for a pandemic show. Patrick Somerville and the writing team have done a brilliant job adapting the already-brilliant novel, and the direction and cinematography are such that I had to pause and stare at the screen a couple times because it’s just gorgeous.
Also, keep an eye on Himesh Patel. He’s going to be a s t a r.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
40 minutes too long, yet I’d have no idea what to cut. Every small detail is laid out for a near-perfect callback at the end (I’m calling this one Chekov’s Floating Baby), and Bradley Cooper deftly toes the thematic line of “man or beast?”