Although this comedy was pretty much devoid of many funny jokes or scenes, it somehow kept me watching.
It's probably the chemistry of the three leads, even if their jokes don't land properly or are funny.
I honestly don't think Burning was as bad as most people on the internet think it is.
I watched it without any context on a plane ride and thought it was decent but nothing too special.
With that being said, there is one line in the film that was a perfect analogy for terrible people in your life. The protagonist, who is a doctor, likens cutting toxic people out of your life to removing an appendage and how the body heals itself naturally.
1994: Johnny Depp as Ed Wood
2017: James Franco as Tommy Wiseau
2040: Adam Driver as Neil Breen
"Can you dig it?"
Yes, I dig it, but try explaining this film to somebody and it sounds dumb:
"So yeah there's this gang of men that wear vests that were framed into a high gang leader's assassination and now all the gang's are after them as they try to catch the train home. There's a gang that wears black singlets, a gang that wears black singlets with red stripes, a gang of mimes, a gang of baseball players, a…