I'm Thinking of Ending Things 2020
The pain of taking your new girlfriend to meet your parents for the first time. And/or the pain of going on a long excruciating trip to rural America (hillbilly country) with your new boyfriend to meet his horrible parents for the first time. The horror of being in a relationship with another human being at all. Learning to know that person, his least flattering traits, his inadequacy, his parents, the miserable place he grew up. The terror of having your…
A good screenwriter could have done a lot with this premise - but the execution here is just completely dull and spiritless. And worst of all, it's mind-numbingly predictable. Somehow the high-ish production value with all the CGI backgrounds makes it worse; this would have come off much better as a DIY production from a bunch of enthusiastic 23-year-olds. Or at least, easier to excuse.