Not here to impress you.
"the actual monster is the conservative mindset of destroying what is different; and the film shows how that can be more destructive than any monster out there."
- Electricdragon505's review
Matt Brunet often speaks for the illiterate barbarians among us. He once again used a banal toddler-dramatist's theme to view people as ratio'ed ideological objects. Many things have been said about the definition of a conservative. It's become more than malleable putty as a political movement in…
Okay at best. Could've been a lot stronger thematically and visually, especially when delving into lyrical montage or location. It's easily Payne's best movie in 19 yrs (even the poster emulates the 2 guys stuck in the fallen bottle drawing from Sideways). He curtails the aggressively overt smugness of the crap he's made in between (even with questionable scenes like Giamatti's Paul explaining the historical inaccuracy of Santa Claus, the banal irony of finding disappointment scored to a jolly Christmas…