A pretty intense personal story by the author here as she grapples with her identity and who she really is. Taken from her family at a young age and essentially sold against her will to a family of adoptive parents. She grapples with her identity as a korean woman who doesnt know her own family or language or culture. She lives in the US where she was always and will always be seen by many as different, yet when she…
A man who led a life that seems completely foreign to my own. Taking on the most thrilling and risky rockfaces and mountains that he could find and doing it with an even-keeled expression the entire time. It felt like the documentary sputtered at times because it kept going back to the filmmakers tryin to find out where Marc-Andre went because he just left without contacting them to go climb somewhere else.
Still its a doc that offers some insights…
Barbara Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Madeline Kahn in a Peter Bogdanovich ode to old screwball comedies...can't believe I hadn't seen this before. O'Neal plays a great straight man and it's a great to see an early Madeline Kahn performance, but the real star here is of course Streisand. Her chemistry with O'Neal is great and her comedic timing is superb. The farcical scenarios are reminiscent of great screwball's of the 30's and 40's and the Hotel destruction scene and the chase scene through the streets of SF are hilarious.
A comedy where every day feels the exact same and the repetitiveness of life makes you realize how lonely you are? Released during quarantine? Way too real.
Samberg and Milioti are really really good in this and Simmons provides capable scene stealing when called upon. The concept itself seems stale upon first inspection but the charisma of the cast and the take where all of the main characters are stuck inside the time loop rather than just the one keep…