Reluctant Tom Cruise Apologist
What a deeply confused, cliche, and ham-fisted story. It has no idea what it’s trying to say, and the subject of sexual trauma just isn’t handled in a nuanced or effective way.
This is the kind of movie where the main character mindlessly walks into the middle of the street and almost get hit by car multiple times. And that’s only the tip of the Frustrating Movie Cliche Iceberg. Eloise is constantly made to look crazy in front of…
There’s not a single thing I enjoyed about this movie. I didn’t care about any of it. It was so unpleasant it gave me a headache.
I can’t judge how good the performances were, because in the writing the characters don’t even resemble human beings.
My dad put it best, “the movie is so smug, you can tell it thinks it’s high art, or maybe even the greatest movie ever made.”