The more intimate I allow myself to get with my ✨creative side✨ the more I grow to appreciate stuff like this.
Just a thing that someone wanted to make because it made him feel something. I love that.
Very much so a milquetoast roundtable of various famous funny people talking about tripping - but hey, some times that's just the type of thing you're feeling.
The animation is fine and the stories are entertaining enough, but it all mixes in such a way that feels less like this being a movie, and more like a 85 minute Youtube video.
Bills itself as a "So you're interested in LSD?" style doc, but it's not really informative. Except that one part where they all talk about feeling like your brain is going to be broken forever. That's a solid thing to know about going in.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
The twist that the antagonists aren't trying to protect the town from developers but instead are just extremely petty and shitty old people elevated this to a new plane.
This is such a fresh, fun movie.
Edgar Wright's buddy-cop movie manages to gorge itself with references without ever letting itself slip into something too overbearingly meta. It would have been very easy to slip into some shallow, meaningless movie without substance of its own, but Wright fuses source material…
Am I ever gonna see it?
One day. When you're bigger.
Horror as metaphor.
The all-consuming trials of grief, ceaselessly beating down. Grinding, eroding, shaping, warping. Lock yourself away from the world but the call is still coming from inside the house.
Pain as inevitable.
You consume it or it consumes you. Breathe it in, breathe it out. And always remember:
You can't get rid of The Babadook