The Coen’s are quite good at infusing a sense of banality and nihilism into their violence don’t cha know. It’s a big Nietzschean “oh Jeez”
Ok, the animation is as good as everyone says it is, filled with beautifully animated, vibrant Peter Max like illustrations. But I found the story quite boring, pretentious, and a catastrophic failure to communicate feminist themes.
They could get away with calling this feminist if the protagonists liberation and empowerment was rooted in something other than her submission to sexual violence and the sacrifice of her agency. It would also help if her journey wasn’t a product solely of the…