The most Trump era film I've seen. Other than some performances that were too cartoonish I loved this film. The social commentary while on the noise was interesting, complicated and exactly what we need to be talking about right now, so frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
Very good performances and the direction was surpassingly deft and comedic. But there are a few rough edges for me to be totally on the bandwagon.
Some parts of the film drag. The literal framing conceit of the vertical film is interesting, but overtly draws your attention to itself in an ostentatious way that took about half the movie for me to get over and is only really redeemed by how he ultimately uses it later in the film.
It's got flaws, but I enjoyed it. If you like fantasy - give it a go, don't let the bad reviews put you off. If you have a gag reflex for magic, orcs and weird fantasy names that sound maliciously similar to each other, then stay as far away as possible.
I think 75% of my problems with the movie stem from bad casting, and too much CGI.
This was honestly a unique movie going experience. It literally made everyone I saw in the theatre literally laugh out loud and cry multiple times. It's really taken us quite a long time to recover from it because it really is tragic, but it's only tragic because it managed to be so heart warming and funny for so long before hand.
But it was actually right after the movie that nearly made me lose it the most. We watched the…