The king of film
Not exactly an uplifting Thanksgiving watch. It’s got the ceaseless onslaught of horrific obstacles of Gravity, only everything that goes wrong is a Deep Trauma. But bleak as this is, it is utterly captivating. Beautiful and upsetting, at times almost hopeless, but life goes on. There’s this constant hope running through this that surely, at some point, things will begin to look up. Both Mark Ruffalos have the worst lives I’ve ever seen, like a couple of emotional Wile E. Coyotes, but they…
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Just missed opportunity after missed opportunity. Underneath all the cringeworthy dialogue and meandering, network-drama-level plotting is a great show with a lot to say. Unfortunately, the pacing and lack of narrative drive make it a pretty boring mess most of the time. Also, please hire a comedy writer! Every "joke" made me want to die!
But for real, Episode 5 showed me just how great this show could have been. Isaiah Bradley is a perfect character for this world: a…
This movie has ground time to a halt. I do not remember my life before it started. I am still watching it seemingly weeks later, trapped forever in this lifeless vision of the 80s, where music apparently didn’t exist. I will never escape its idiotic, convoluted plot and hourlong first act, its boring villains who do not pose any threat for over half the movie and spend most of their time Wishing For Stuff. I am in a sort of…