10 year anniversary baby, LFG!!!!!!!
Just an absolutely insane film. The definition of excess in the best possible way. I’ll never understand the people who think this glorifies Belfort and his like. Seems more about simply portraying how much shit this guy could do and end up getting away with because… he did. It’s more of a fucked up statement of fact rather than an endorsement. Also this film gave us Margot Robbie so I’ll never call it bad.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
*sigh* look you can call me one of those toxic fans this movie wanted to make fun of all you want, but forgive me for watching a movie where the main character has hallucinations of her misogynist, rapist, serial killer father giving her support and encouragement to “fight back”, and thinking that movie doesn’t quite get Scream.
Scream 4 brought the franchise back in a much more interesting, clever, funny, and scary way. This was just rough. I could probably say a lot more but I just feel drained.
No Wes, no Williamson, no charm.
Feels like an unfocused slog but it’s admittedly a fun unfocused slog. They setup the story as being about Col. Parker overworking Elvis and being “responsible” for his death but then most of the movie doesn’t really show that. We see him trying to contain Elvis but Elvis doesn’t listen and rebels against want everyone wants him to do and continues to do fine. It’s not until we get to the Vegas stuff that we get brought back to the…