HEY, OLD FRIENDS, WHAT DO YOU SAY OLD FRIENDS: Movie Reviews of Colossal and Truman by Howard CasnerPosted: April 23, 2017 | Author: Donald | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: Anne Hathaway, Austen Stowell, Cesc Gay, Colossal, Dan Stevens, Jason Sudeikis, Javier Camera, Nacho Viglando, Ricardo Darin, Tim Blake Nelson, Tomas Aragay, Truman | Leave a comment »
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In Colossal, the new Sci-Fi, rom com hybrid, Anne Hathaway plays Gloria, an alcoholic unemployed journalist who gets thrown out of her boyfriend’s apartment after one drinking binge too many. She returns to her home town where she runs into Oscar (Jason Sudeikis), an old friend she knew as far back as elementary school and only vaguely remembers. He gives her a job at his bar and the next thing you know, a Godzilla like monster is making occasional appearances in Seoul, Korea. And the next thing you know after that, is that Gloria is somehow responsible.
And no, I am not making this up.
Colossal is proof that you can have the most ridiculous, absurd and unbelievable events happen in a movie if the characters react to them in a logical and believable way. Read the rest of this entry »
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