Incredible spectacle and an incredible performance that doesn’t feel like an impersonation. The thing the is holding this movie back from greatness is the same thing that keeps most biopics from being great and that’s a strong, focused story. This is more focused than most, centering on 5 years in Vegas, but it takes a while to get there and a ton of stuff is glossed over. But hear me when I say when the music is playing this movie…
Fat Shaming ✔️
Hits all the classic 80's Comedy tropes and I used to absolutely love this movie. I haven't seen it for about 15 years because I knew it would hit different, but I had to bite the bullet and I'm glad I did. Almost nothing has aged well in this movie including the aforementioned checklist, but the nerd Shaming has especially aged poorly (obviously the rape has aged the worst, but…
There is no fucking way this movie can live up to the hype right? That was mindset going in and I was absolutely blown away. It's so hard to even describe what this movie is or why it's so fucking good. Simply put, it's just mesmerizing. All I could do was think about this movie and it's characters for the entire time. Just wondering what the hell is coming next. I have to rewatch it to make sure I'm not crazy.