“It’s not bad once you stop feeling sorry for yourself”
In 1968, 2001: A Space Odyssey was released and soon after changed the cinema landscape. To quote film critic Steve Krishwin, “Not only do we now have a film that exemplifies all the great qualities of filmmaking itself, but also a film that will stand the test of time for generations to look towards.” In 2014, The Nut Job was released upon the world. By all accounts, it was a smash hit. Killing the box office and making back almost…
I remember back when this came out I thought it was amazing. I thought it was Anderson’s best (despite being only the second film I’d seen of his) and I believe my original score was 5/5. I remember seeing it in the theater 3 separate times, taking both my parents and girlfriend to see it (none of which liked it very much).
Let’s start with things I enjoyed.
It has a pretty good score. Probably Anderson’s best and probably the…