Absolutely incredible retrospective looking at not only Garry Shandling's life, but also the most important era in the development of comedy.
Sweet Jesus, Jake Gyllenhaal brings it in this film as Louis Bloom. I was completely convinced that he was an autistic sociopath from his gaze that holds for just a little too long, to his highly analytical and fast talking dialogue that just sounds like Bloom is attempting to sound normal, to his love for matriarchal figures that he can manipulate. Actually, scratch that, he is somehow able to manipulate every single person in this film.
It shouldn't be a…
Sometimes I'm just in the mood for a unique, minimalist character study and this movie certainly delivered.
Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch could not have better chemistry on screen and this film has left me yearning to see more of Rudd in independent dramedies.
Both actors did a phenomenal job making their flawed characters likable and relatable to the audience. I'm sure some of that credit needs to be given to director David Gordon Green, who did an equally commendable…