writer & gay furry from finland. taste in movies all over the place. (avatar by @CSarracenian)
A terrifying vision of a future where, instead of displaying a placeholder message with some kind of animation, a chat application indicates that the other person is typing by making their name "Name (Typing)". What the hell??? That is NOT where that information belongs
Anyway, pretty bad. Seemingly a mashup of two conflicting approaches to the premise:
1) What if they replaced you with a clone after finding out you were dying? Would the clone come to enjoy your life…
The Invisible Fight feels overlong, too meandering, and only momentarily compelling; a death sentence for the kind of thing it is. Can't tell whether the core concept, a man's journey towards monkhood framed by the very non-Christian contexts of kung fu and metal music, is brilliant satire about how alienated Soviet citizens became from faith under communism or just dumb. (Guess I'm leaning towards just dumb, given the rating I just clicked on.)
First of all, one thing needs to be acknowledged: Ewan McGregor is the only reason this show exists. There is already an entire trilogy of movies dedicated to telling the story of how we got here; there are no unanswered questions or compelling leads into new plotlines. It's a series that only exists because McGregor and Christensen wanted to have another go at playing their characters and because years of prequel memes already did the marketing for Disney, guaranteeing that…
This movie fucking rules???
I mean, it is pretty bad, but bad in a specific way such that if you interpret it as the story of an unseen D&D campaign, it all makes perfect sense. The reason the party travels and sticks together is pretty contrived, yes; that's how these kinds of stories work. The quest is explained through an absurdly long expository prologue that is mostly irrelevant – I guess it was something the DM read out loud in…