The band's here and everybody's rockin
Sorkin’s picked up a few tricks since executing his first Operation Gaslight The Public Into Believing This Radio Play Is A Motion Picture (OGTPIBTRPIAMP), “Molly’s Game”. Well. He’s picked up one trick: intercutting mid-sentence to another character’s monologue where they provide the clause the other guy was about to say. One would imagine all that time he spent meandering aimlessly on the Social Network set, like Charlie Kaufman in Adaptation nebbishing through the movie-within-a-movie set of Being John Malkovich, would’ve…
Couldn't settle on just one review, so here's eight.
1. Wow, I love Jews now!
2. Really good in this movie about the Holocaust to have CollegeHumor-style "I totally wouldn't say this in real life but because this is comedy I can just say directly the things which I want to critique e.g. 'I wish more of our lads had your blind fanaticism'"
3. Hitwah make fwunny faces an dance :)
4. There was a lady in the back row…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
It’s not even worth it to dive into the discursive David Foster Wallace stuff, the diatribe against A Woman Under the Influence, the heated takedown of the problematic lyrics of “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”, or the author of the source material and his impressive political connections (his brother-in-law is the President of Iceland… hmm I wonder if he could have gotten some strings pulled? Maybe a book deal wrestled out of the effete hands of Simon & Schuster? Perhaps even a…