i like the ones where a woman is in a scary house with truly overwhelming wallpaper
Linklater’s casting of The Townsfolk (some actors, some not) is so good that he lets it crowd out a career-high performance from Shirley MacLaine + reliably great work from Jack Black. The interview device started cute but became distracting, then grating.
Stop telling me about the character; show me the character. Let the Sunset-Boulevard horror show play out for more than a minute or two before yanking me out of it so you can explain it to me. If I…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
This movie is a good satire of contemporary literary fiction with overly precious elements of magical realism but the big twist is that the book is supposed to be good? I thought it sounded like a real piece of shit. And of course, there is zero effort to explain why, exactly, this protagonist must die to advance the themes of the novel, which may or may not have any themes at all.
Liked it though. Dece 2000s mids, the weeknight treat