1.16.2016 Anomalisa

Screen Shot 2016-01-21 at 5.23.11 PM

This was fine. It has some nice moments, a few good laughs, and the Tom Noonan concept is great. But overall this felt a little bland, a little general, like you heard someone talk about a Charlie Kaufman movie and then made a new movie based on those recollections. I think Kaufman’s characterizations of his protagonist’s fantasy women are more complex than they could be, but still sometimes seem borderline. Lisa was too damaged for me, it felt phony at times and stopped these people from ever really feeling real.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s