Swiss Army Man

Swiss Army Man ★★½

There's a lot to be said about keeping things simple in a movie. For example, there's a great meditation on finding self-worth to be made out of Swiss Army Man without bombarding your audience with overly cute, clever setpieces while flitting in and out of reality at random and ultimately misleading your audience a few too many times. I suppose that it worked as a story, but it's all so exhausting by the end that it's not really worth putting the pieces together to see how or if it all fits.

Still, it's a great looking film, Dano and especially Radcliffe are great, and the Daniels have a distinct style that will eventually serve them if they just pull back on the clever throttle and let the story do the heavy lifting. 

And there's a cameo by Shane Carruth.

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