This is one big, beautiful ambiguity sandwich that I just do not feel like biting into at all. Might order it again the next time I stop by this place, but right now I’m gonna be asking the waiter for the check. Is this restaurant metaphor stupid? Much like the movie, that’s up to you.
Edit: Bumping this up from its original 2.5 cause I felt it wasn’t fair! Some very cool scenes in this one that have been on repeat in my mind since I watched it. Steven Yeun also is also very hot!
Some people are going to love it, some are going to hate it, and in the end, everyone will be right.
There’s a good hour of this that is just non-stop, balls to the wall craziness. Absolute nightmare fuel shit. Things get so wild to a point where I can’t find a way to look at it through any sort of critical lens. Is it horrible? Is it amazing? Why the fuck are all of the characters talking like that? The…
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An unoriginal, badly written mess of a film with a great (yet slightly overrated) performance, and a great score. I’m honestly kind of embarrassed this was nominated for best picture. It acts like it’s so deep and philosophical with its dialogue and statements made about things like mental illness and the state of society, yet the way this dialogue is written makes it sound like an edgy 15 year old had a bad day and decided to write a screenplay.…