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7
/10

Someone made a meme movie out of the US

And boy is it funny, because it’s true. Merely it’due south as well pitiful because it’s true.

Its got an idiot president, idiot media, idiot citizens and some very few smart people that must fell like they ended up in the planet of the apes. Its really accurate, scary accurate.

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/10

A really skillful film, yet painful to scout

I sympathise why some people hate this flick. It feels real in its entirety, information technology shows you lot how stupid and insignificant we are and it is extremely apropos today. Also, it was marketed equally a comedy, when in fact is a dramatic motion picture that is humorous only in its accurate portrayal of humanity. Then over again some people try to “tell y’all” what information technology is about and, while information technology is certainly metaphoric, it isn’t about anything more specific than ourselves. It is a mirror. Some people don’t similar what they see in it.

I institute it an almost perfect movie, with some deliciously carefully crafted moments and nifty interim. At outset I idea the comedic side was actually too much and wished that someone similar Steven Soderbergh made the moving-picture show instead, but as I was watching it I started to appreciate how methodical the arroyo was and at present I believe Adam McKay was the right man for the job. I enjoyed the overall plot, I liked the characters and how things were presented, but I loved the picayune things like, for case, the simply scene where Europe is mentioned, as a short scene of a news detail when they say they are going to convene and find their own solution, resulting in admittedly nix. I am European and sad to say it struck home. Or the meal scene at the finish, which is both emotional, focusing and reminding u.s. how even that option can be taken away by something as minor as a virus.

Annoyingly, in these days movies from the U. Southward. are becoming more than and more than of “a color”. They are not telling a story, only are taking a side. They are either democrat or republican, conservative or liberal, bluish or red, flyover or coast. Don’t Look Up is not a big offender, but the language and presentation was clearly on the “coast” side. Thus, it will be probably appreciated by people who already saw the earth this way and ignored or at best maligned by the people on the other side. And it’s a compassion, because this moving-picture show is meant to bring us together equally a civilization and non go on us divided. I feel like it could have done a better job in that management.

In that location was one detail that I think McKay got completely incorrect. There is no chance in hell the president of the United states of america would make a public speech and use metric units like kilometers in it. If it weren’t for that, I would have rated this 10 stars. Jokes bated, this is a movie you have to watch.

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8
/10

Political satire at its best.

Spoiler free review.

I wasn’t exactly gripped past the plot, only the cast, yes please, this picture show boasts ane impressive line up.

I thoroughly enjoyed information technology, it managed to mix up subtlety with brashness incredibly well, it pokes fun at modernistic cultures, celebrity and the absurdities of social media.

I spoke to a few people that plant it rather funny, I can’t say I was amused, but I certainly was entertained. The applesauce amused me, I pondered if some events would happen if the earth did actually face disaster. The rich getting richer in the face up of disaster…..

Merryl Street as always was starting time class, but for me the standout had to be Di Caprio, he was terrific throughout, that scene where he blows his top, incredible.

Thoroughly enjoyable, 8/10.

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8
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Funny and chillingly accurate and plausible

2 astronomers observe a massive comet heading towards Earth. The comet volition wipe out mankind in half-dozen months’ time if nothing is done about it. They manage to gain an audience with the US President, state on Idiot box talk shows and have their story printed in the media only anybody seems to have other priorities.

On the surface a disaster movie in the vein of Armageddon or Deep Impact. However, it is non but that and is far better than that.

Written and directed past Adam McKay (The Big Short, Vice, The Other Guys, Anchorman), Don’t Expect Up is a funny, authentic exam of the warped priorities and agendas of the people who have the largest command over our lives. Politicians care more than about how something volition impact their polling numbers than saving mankind, the media cares more about finding something slanderous on a person than alerting people to imminent destruction, talk shows care more than about sensationalism, the personal lives of vapid pop stars and on putting on a happy face up than on news that actually matters to people, corporate opportunists who use even a planet-destroying disaster to make a profit and in so doing increment the danger (and how the politicians fall in line backside them).

It is all quite chillingly authentic and plausible: from experience you can chronicle to the misguided, self-absorbed agendas of these institutions and individuals and the powerlessness and irritation you lot feel in having to deal with them and their decisions.

It is so close to dwelling house that it sometimes makes the film irritating to watch: you’d rather not be reminded how incompetent, superficial, self-servicing and nefarious the government, media etc are, how they screw upwardly your life on a regular basis and how likely information technology is that they will eventually wipe out mankind.

All this makes for a picture that is ane part hilariously funny and another part scarily serious and confronting. Different some other movies I did not find this mix of one-act and drama jarring. In fact, the humour helps point out the absurdity of information technology all.

Past the way, keep watching until the very end. There’s two scenes woven into/later the credits that are worth sticking effectually for.

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8
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We really did have everything

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This seems similar a pic about a comet headed to world to destroy the planet. It is actually a satire about society. Information technology spoofs the social media and how politics and truth deniers argue about facts while killing the planet. If yous look upwardly into the sky, you lot volition see the comet. The title in the mantra of those who believe the comet is a conspiracy. Tech manufacture leaders and talk evidence hosts are also satirized. It would be actually funny if not so true.

Guide: f-word. Cursory sex and nudity.

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Yes, this is World and humanity at present

I am pretty sure once we get down we are going to go downwards like this. The way nowadays social media Earth is going on now and the way nosotros handle Covid this is exactly how nosotros are going to finish our lives on this planet. This is not a fiction, this is a documentary.

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7
/ten

Hits a Little Also Shut to Dwelling house

“Don’t Expect Up” will divide audiences for a myriad of reasons, but personally, I found this to be a brilliant satire near the state of growing misinformation and the dangerous hypocrisies of this digital age.

Information technology’s chock full of unpleasant characters and unpleasant situations, and viewers need to get-into all of it with a coarse grain of salt. I suspect many detractors of the film might exist those easily persuaded by misinformation, and those, who themselves, like to ignore science and tend-to grasp onto these social life-jackets – instead of heeding the poignant and important pregnant of the movie – they will focus on all the negatives.

The film is completely cool, and it’s supposed to be. The style, cast and absurdity only piece of work together harmoniously. Everything well-nigh this ridiculous movie is probably not as far removed from reality as i might remember. It is over-stylized, no doubt, only it’s Running Man, Hunger Games, Full Remember disinformation-vibe rings true in today’s earth, and far sooner than many suspected. Information technology’s like Phenomenon Mile, Back to the Future 2, Deep Touch on and This is the Terminate, had a coma baby birthed-in the somber realities and fact-checks of Brilliant Lights Big City.

Information technology’s not perfect. The flick would accept benefitted from more family evolution, and a better soundtrack, but any depression scores can exist dismissed as those who took political criminal offence and missed the point. Cast attacks can be dismissed equally well – information technology’southward one-act not a drama. Don’t expect The Color Royal or Bridges of Madison County here.

Skillful picture show. Volition surely detect a top 25 spot for 2021. Love the extended credits. The film is clever and, imo, an important film.

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10
/10

honestly…

Spoken past a grumpy old human being sitting on the border of the grave, this was some of the awesomest hilarious cataclysmic armagheddonishly knitwoven colash of witt and comedy , and frustratingly hitting the truth with a reflectortelescopicaly astrosurgeons inscicion of dead and meat politicians, that on daily ground never tells much truth…

neither does this film, and thank god for that because its just a brilliant build up without the god and celebrity precursors that has ridden united states of america in every movie made over the topic earth no more…

in fact its a ”if i live to tell” story that has given us a new confront of leonardo dicaprio, his canonade in the television set-studio is just marvelous and really reaching out for an oscar, as well as ms jennifer, they are actually doing the chariots of burn in this forever and ever ending bang.

So therefore, tired and sleep fatigued afterward a x hr nightshift at the nursing habitation on a stomatomata stummy full of porkrib x-mas dinner before leaving the presents and my pleasants, on a high that is so high , its but a spasmodic recommend.

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8
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a look in the mirror

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Greetings over again from the darkness. What happens if Chicken Little was right, and the sky really is falling? Writer-manager, and Oscar winner, Adam McKay proved with THE BIG Brusk (2015) and VICE (2018) what occurs when he turns his unique commentary towards a target. Two questions remain. Is political or social satire only too easy these days? Has insanity permeated our globe to the caste that pointing out the lunacy has become ho-hum? McKay wrote the script from journalist David Sirota’southward story, and information technology’s even more farthermost than his previous work, and probable meant as a wake-up call to all of u.s..

Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence stars equally Kate Dibiasky, a student (with a Carl Sagan figurine on her desk) who discovers a large comet speeding towards earth. Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio stars as her professor, Dr. Randall Mindy, and we tin can see on his face what his calculations mean. The two head to Washington DC to inform the President of their findings. President Orlean (a nod for movie buffs) is played by Oscar winner Meryl Streep, and her Master of Staff is Jonah Hill, who too happens to exist her son. President Orlean is too concerned most her slipping rating in popularity polls to pay much mind to the scientists, opening the mode for Jonah Hill to exist the most Jonah Hill he’south ever been. Information technology’s an outrageous scene … yet … it feels all too possible.

Dibiasky and Mindy are so shocked and frustrated at the accident-off, they determine to take the story to the media. Appearing on the vacuous and highly-rated morning talk bear witness, “The Rip”, they are guided to “Go along it light. Continue it fun” while on the air with the entirely too-upbeat co-hosts played by Cate Blanchett and Tyler Perry. At this betoken, Dibiasky is unable to command her frustration. This results in her becoming a social media meme, while Dr. Mindy becomes the “hot” astronomer – labeled an AILF. This is an obvious have on Dr. Fauci’s popularity during the pandemic. Other opportunities for Mindy includes getting closer with Blanchett’s talk prove host, despite his wife (Melanie Lynskey) taking care of the abode front.

Obviously most of these characters are a bit cartoonish, but that’due south the point. Once the media pressures the President into taking action, an ARMAGEDDON blazon mission is planned, only to be scratched at the last moment and replaced past a more profitable option. Peter Isherwell (Oscar winner Mark Rylance every bit a blend of Steve Jobs and Elon Musk) is a tech billionaire and President Orlean supporter, and his plan involves mining the meteor for precious metals while also saving the planet.

Although Dibiasky has dropped out of the ‘spread the word’ campaign, she’s still tracking the approaching asteroid via her diet app as she hangs with a philosophical stoner played past Timothy Chalamet. It started as half-dozen months and 14 days, and we only get periodic updates on how much fourth dimension remains. Instead, the focus is on the bumbling antics of those involved and the zany reactions of the general public. We even get President Orlean with a speech from the deck of a battleship in yet another dig at past politicians. Pop star Arianna Grande shifts her glory support from manatees to a hit duet with Kid Cudi entitled “Just Wait Up”, while Himesh Patel plays an opportunistic reporter-swain. Also, Rob Morgan is first-class in his office as supportive scientist Dr. Oglethorpe, and Ron Perelman goes a bit off the rail as the pilot on the first mission.

It’south an incredible bandage and what a joy to come across DiCaprio in a function so far removed from his usual characters. He even gets a NETWORK scene hither, and overall he makes us understand how serious the science is, and how easily someone can go off track. Jennifer Lawrence gets the flick’s best recurring gag, while Jonah Loma fits right in equally the impetuous benefactor of nepotism. With the abundance of tooth veneers flashed by a multitude of characters, nosotros can assume the film’s dental budget was sky high.

McKay uses the oncoming falling star as a stand-in for the global warming effect, and his tendency to lean heavily left does smooth through. Withal, it’s crucial to notation that no one, no thing, no organization, and no affiliation is safe during this one. Whereas ARMAGEDDON took pride and patriotism of blueish neckband folks and turned them into heroes, McKay examines the other side which is all about feelings, discussions, social media, and popularity. He blends Kubrick’s DR STRANGELOVE with Judge’southward IDIOCRACY (which has proven much too accurate), and delivers a disaster movie that uses an asteroid to point out the existent danger … which is ourselves. Is it too much? Too dizzy? Too angry? Too long? Simply playing to the habitation crowd? It’s likely to be criticized for non existence smart enough or clever enough, just seriously, take you lot looked around at society lately? McKay delivers loads of comedy here, and perhaps by laughing at ourselves, we can find a way to improve things. His terminal scene is more than grounded than the rest of the pic, and quite touching on its own. Stay tuned for the credit scenes.

Opening in theaters on December ten, 2021 and streaming on Netflix get-go December 24, 2021.

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viii
/ten

We Really Did Have Everything…

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24 December 2021

Bury your caput in the sand, let the leaders accept a stand. What have yous got to lose, how could they perhaps confuse? Your best interests at their center, pulses shares right off the chart. And if they get it wrong, deep down you knew it all forth.

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nine
/10

I laughed. I cried. I loved it.

This film is nonetheless another reminder to me of how very fiddling ‘”critic’s” “opinions”‘ ought to matter, or are actually worth in terms of steering anyone toward second-guessing their viewing choices.

Don’t Await Up starts out just a bit slowly, but it surprisingly grows and develops into a richly poignant picture of humanity in all its hilarity and horribleness.

It is so good, I laughed, I cried, I loved it.

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ix
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Don’t Look Up.

Warning: Spoilers

Don’t Await Up is kinda brilliant, at least in moments.

It’s satire, but not that far off. With terrific leads in two of our finest, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence. There are tune out periods and stupid silliness amid, Jonah Colina for instance.

This review’s removed every time I say annihilation… so I’one thousand not saying annihilation.

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8
/10

Devastating and depressingly effective political satire

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As “Don’t Look Up” (2021 release; 138 min.) opens, Kate Dibiasky, a PH. D. pupil at Michigan State, discovers a large comet that is heading for earth and leap to kill all life every bit we know it in 6 months and fourteen days, to be verbal. She and professor Randal Mindy are headed to the White Firm to brief President Janie Orlean but alas are informed by the President’south son and Chief of Staff that the President is likewise busy that day. When the finally see the President the next day, they are weirdly unable to convey the urgency of the situation, and the President orders them to “sit tight”… At this point we are 10 min. Into the movie.

Couple of comments: this is the latest from writer-producer-manager Andy McKay (“Vice”, “The Big Short”). Here he tackles the general indifference that exists in today’s culture towards things that really matter, along with providing a glimpse of the future when the next Trump-like person takes over the White Firm. It all makes for a strange brew that takes a while to build upwardly, just in one case it is articulate where this is heading, information technology becomes all the more devastating. And and so there is the all-star bandage, starting with Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence as the astronomers who get defenseless up fashion over their heads in the cesspool that is Washington politics, eerily reminiscent of how Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birx were chewed up and spit out early in the COVID-19 crunch. Meryl Streep is the Trump-like President, a one-time Playboy nude model with aught qualifications to be President. Jonah Hill plays her son who is the White House Chief of Staff and equally unqualified. Cate Blanchett is seemingly have the fourth dimension of her life equally Brie, the Boob tube anchor of “The Daily Rip” with unfettered access to the White Business firm. Are you getting the film here? And I haven’t even mentioned Ron Pearlman, Timothée Chalamet, Ariana Grande, and Tyler Perry. I mean, it blows the mind. Some may say that the movie is too heavy-handed, but I disagree with that, in particular when you see how the COVID-xix crisis played out under Trump. This is dimply taking it to the next logical level, where “Don’t Look Up” (to the heaven, that is) becomes the weaponized political argument to deny there is a trouble. Please note: don’t leave the theater or switch the Tv set aqueduct when the finish-credits offset rolling, as we go to “22,470 years subsequently” midway in those closing credits for an update that is as hilarious as it is pitiful.

“Don’t Look Up” was supposed to be released a twelvemonth ago, but and so a little affair chosen COVID-19 had different ideas and delayed the product of the film. The picture opened in select theaters this weekend, and I couldn’t wait to see it. The Sunday matinee screening where I saw this at turned out to exist a private screening: I was literally the only person in the theater. The movie volition start streaming on Netflix in 2 weeks. If you have any interest in a devastating and depressingly effective political satire, or merely are ae fan of anyone in the all-star cast, I’d readily suggest you check this out, be it in the theater (while you lot still can), on Netflix, or eventually on DVD/Blu-ray, and draw your ain conclusion.

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8
/ten

The funniest and nearly tragic movie of the year

My Review – Don’t Look Up Will stream on Netflix from December 24th

My Rating. eight/10

What a surprise this satirical Comedy Si Fi Drama was for me it may well exist the funniest and tragic moving-picture show this twelvemonth because it has more than than a ring of truth in its depiction of incompetence and ignorance.

At that place’s plenty of clever script writing past Screenplay writer and manager Adam McKay who has very successfully in my stance covered the most talked about problems on our planet today . He manages non so subtlety to embrace Climate Modify, Corporate Greed, incompetent Politicians who’s only motive for action on the emergencies we find our planet facing are their prospects for reelection.

The motion picture also cleverly portrays the intrusion and invasion of privacy past social media and the influence of television shock jocks and Jill’s into our everyday existence .

The cast includes five Oscar winners (Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep, and Marker Rylance) and two Oscar nominees (Timothée Chalamet and Jonah Hill).

The premise of the story is basically the discovery by two low- level astronomers of a giant comet heading towards globe . The monster comet is large enough to destroy the entire planet in six months time. Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence ) an astronomy grad student and her professor Dr Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio) set off to break the urgent news first to Washington but discover the popular but incompetent President Orlean (Meryl Steep) more than interested in her popularity polls and scandals inside her Administration.

Meryl Streep as usual is brilliant and is dismissive of the messengers of doom telling them that her administration volition monitor the situation and get her experts to look into it as to warning the American public earlier an election would be a ratings disaster.

Leonard DiCaprio gives his most laid back functioning in years as the Professor who afterwards President Orlean’s inaction goes on the acme Rating Brie Evantee television talk testify with Kate to break the news to the world and still the threat isn’t taken seriously.

Cate Blanchett as Brie Evantee virtually steals the movie at times with her botoxed airbrushed impression of a plastic media Madonna with perfect implants teeth and everything else . Brie just wants Calorie-free and bright panel guests not these gloom and doom soothsayers to continue her entertainment ratings sky high.

Jennifer Lawrence is wonderful equally the feisty highly strung pupil who is ridiculed and told she needs media preparation when she really is the but one with whatsoever credibility or principles at all.

The other stand up out role is Mark Rylance as Peter Isherwell a soft spoken common cold unemotional Cyber Businesswoman who can predict anyone’s life experiences including future health and life and death expectancy by the algorithms that are collected by his new phone data systems.

Don’t Look Up is very entertaining my only criticism is its length of over 2hours xxx minutes some smart editing could have cutting half an hour off for me and made great some swell deleted scenes on the DVD.

I think this picture is far superior to The French Despatch which has been getting much more publicity coverage. That film also has a star studded bandage including Timothée Chalamet who has a cameo in this as Yule a street gang teenager smitten by Kate.

“Don’t Look Up.”In my view follows the path of other smashing satirical films like The Great Dictator (1940) Dr Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 1964 , The Americanisation of Emily (1964) In the Loop (2009) Ballot (1999) The Interview (2014) and WALL-E (2009).

Some critics have said that Adam McKay’south arroyo to this story lacks subtlety possibly they’re right but the time for subtlety is over if you intendance about the state of our world today . Nosotros certainly are at a turning bespeak where good leadership and activeness on vital issues are missing . Greed dishonesty and cocky interest seem to exist the prevailing qualities of our Leaders who are content to divide people with conspiracy theories and fake news to ensure their reelection.

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10
/10

The fact this film has so many negative reviews is the verbal reason why something like this will definitely happen

Scavenging through the many negative reviews of this picture, I find myself incredibly against any negative affair people have to say about this one, and honestly find myself dumbfounded it isn’t receiving more support from critics. This film is brilliant, and many of the negative reviews towards it only point out the stupidity of those watching it. It’due south quite embarrassing to say how piffling people understand what this film is trying to do, or instead endeavor to focus on its mode instead of what it’s trying to say. This film is a vivid political satire, a tour de strength from Adam McKay entirely capitalizing his frustration with the stupidity of those in the political arrangement and all those it effects. It’s and so incredibly well written in both story and character depth, focusing on the many ridiculous decisions and scandals in the political system, too as personalizing them for each graphic symbol- showcasing on their level of ridiculousness. I share deeply in the frustration this film encapsulates, and never has a moving-picture show made me feel more seen and sane in my ain opinion of our current world that I but couldn’t believe how well it seemed to be reading my mind. Non to mention how well made this pic is, a nearly 2 and a half hour political satire, that manages to be entertaining all the manner throughout every bit well as brilliantly acted from veterans Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Mark Rylance, and so many more than. In the end, Don’t Look Up is easily one of the best films of the year for me, and might only be McKay’s best moving-picture show even so.

My Rating: 10/10.

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viii
/10

Much Improve Than Its Metascore Would Indicate

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With a Metascore of 49 at the time of this comment’due south writing, I expected a much worse moving picture than “Don’t Look Up” gave me. I as well mostly hated both “The Big Brusk” and “Vice,” so I believed the Metascore would probably exist reflective of my own reactions. Just I ever get into movies wanting to like them, then here’s to keeping an open up mind. Y’all might detect yourself surprised.

This movie is a hot mess, but the world is a hot mess, so the fact that a moving-picture show nearly the land of the earth is a hot mess feels correct. Yeah, much of Adam McKay’southward satire and commentary is obvious and on the nose. He’s non as clever as he thinks he is. But he’due south assembled a talented cast that knows how to sell the material, and I was more often than not only happy that at that place’s a popular picture show correct now that seems to be topical and relevant to the current American political culture. I’ve found it strange this year how few movies seem interested in addressing any of the things that are dominating news headlines around the earth.

Jennifer Lawrence in this movie is how I feel all the time lately. I just want to yell at people to get it together. Meryl Streep has a brawl playing a female person Trump, and who improve to take on that roll than the woman who and so famously called him out in real life and prompted one of his Twitter tantrums. Jonah Loma I wanted to punch in the face, repeatedly. And Cate Blanchett is unrecognizable as 1 of those insanely perky morning news hosts that the globe needs fewer of.

“Don’t Look Up” is about how much of our lives nosotros spend consuming the meaningless white racket of media — news and social — and trying to keep up with standards foisted on us by capitalism. If a comet ever does obliterate life on Globe, I want to become out like the family in this movie did — with a drinking glass of wine, just chilling with the people who are most of import to me.

Grade: A.

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8
/10

Slap-up Film.

This is definitely 1 of my favorite films of 2021. I’ll be surprised if it doesn’t accept home the Golden Globe award for best One-act / Musical Move Picture. Nevermind the bad reviews. The people leaving those reviews are the same people that paid $17 to scout Space Jam ii in the theaters. I highly recommend this film. NETFLIX nailed it! viii stars.

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6
/10

Well-placed jabs at the society and world today…

Initially then I wasn’t really overly hooked on watching the 2021 moving picture “Don’t Look Up” since I wasn’t actually won over by the movie’southward synopsis. Granted, I hadn’t checked out the movie’s trailer, then I wasn’t really sure what I would be in for here. But as friends started to praise the moving-picture show, I opted to sit down down and picket it.

At present, i friend said that “Don’t Look Up” was a masterpiece. Well, I wouldn’t go as far every bit to calling it a masterpiece. Sure, “Don’t Look Up” was a watchable moving picture, and writers Adam McKay and David Sirota definitely had some good jabs at the crazy world we live in today, with the likes of a crazy president, everything being on social media, people being concerned about riches even when facing extinction and such. I establish the film to be watchable and enjoyable, certain, but information technology wasn’t a masterpiece, nor volition information technology become a classic movie for me.

The comedy used in “Don’t Await Upwards”, as written by Adam McKay and David Sirota wasn’t really something that had me laughing. Sure, I could see the jabs at social club and the ridiculing of certain aspects of the guild and world we live in today, but it didn’t make me express mirth.

Running at two hours and eighteen minutes, the moving picture feels a bit long, to be bluntly honest.

What works for “Don’t Wait Up” is the cast, as it has a scattering of slap-up names on the list, with the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, and then forth.

In that location is a good production value to the picture, and you are definitely in adept hands throughout the course of the motion picture, in every aspects really, from visual CGI effects, to storytelling, to camera work, acting performances, etc.

Sadly, then I wouldn’t exactly say that “Don’t Look Upwards” is a movie that sustains more than than a single viewing, equally the contents to the storyline only doesn’t really seem solid enough for more than a single viewing. Then I highly doubt that I will ever return to watch director Adam McKay’s 2021 movie once again.

My rating of “Don’t Look Up” lands on a 6 out of 10 stars.

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8
/10

Don’t Expect Up

8/10 – while there was some editing and pacing that was non 100% upward my alley, I found myself finding plenty to laugh about and being more than deeply affected than I expected by this well-done satire (and Ariana Grande’south big screen debut) that gives you lot plenty to think most.

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9
/10

Smart, funny and powerful

I had the chance to be 1 of the get-go in the world to see ‘Don’t Look Upwardly’ and I didn’t take it up. It looked similar an overly long, overly star-studded, boring mess to me. Boy, I could not have been more wrong. This film was a treat from beginning to end.

I don’t think I’ve e’er seen a film employ farthermost star-power so well. The A-list power in this motion-picture show is quite incredible – and none of them miss. Some are better than others, notwithstanding there isn’t a dud performance in sight. Jonah Hill was probably the option of the bunch for me. He was given a truly despicable character and made it work perfectly. Jennifer Lawrence also thoroughly impressed me.

When Adam McKay has his name behind a film you know it is going to be clever, but I don’t think I was prepared for just how clever this one was going to be. The whole film is an allegory for the electric current state of the world and it’s about as well done as y’all’ll ever encounter a film similar this. The film is also relentlessly and effortlessly funny. I had a keen time with ‘Don’t Expect Upwardly’ and would highly recommend it.

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8
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Hilarious, Anxiety Inducing, Terrifying, and True

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“At this very moment, I say we sit tight and assess.”

An astronomy grad student, and her professor make an astounding discovery of a comet orbiting within the solar system on a direct collision course with World. Nonetheless, no one really seems to care. Turns out warning mankind nearly a planet-killer the size of Mountain Everest is an inconvenient fact to navigate. With simply six months until the comet makes affect, managing the 24-hour news cycle and gaining the attention of the social media obsessed public before information technology’s besides late proves shockingly comical – what will it take to get the world to just look up? Don’t Look Up is acclaimed writer and director Adam McKay’s newest feature film. He’s a critical darling and chief at satire and one-act. His last feature Vice proved to be divisive among critics and audiences but nevertheless got the recognition and awards hype later on that boxing. Don’t Look Up is even more divisive and faces that same battle. Even with its mixed scores and reactions, it still has managed to appear on many all-time picture lists and other categories. I, for one, am all for that beloved. This is such a hilarious, angering, and scary film. Everything about this story is entirely possible and even reflects on modernistic day life. There’s a large ensemble with many stars, each portraying a different type of person we’d see in a situation like this. The biggest standouts for me are DiCaprio, Streep, and Lawrence. DiCaprio plays a nervous scientist struggling with anxiety. He’south actually good and for me one of his all-time performances. At i betoken, he has this long monologue similar the freak out scene in Network, which he nails out of the park. Obviously, he’ll be everyone’s favorite out of this. Streep plays the controversial president of the Us who doesn’t care much and fails to look at science. Correct now we know many politicians similar that so it’ll be like shooting fish in a barrel to relate to the anger towards her. Streep has so much fun with the function and it’due south hard not to enjoy to some degree. Much like DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence is struggling with the anxiety of this, merely is also full of rage for how the situation is handled. She’s the closest to what the audience volition be feeling and is easiest to chronicle to. Some of her character needed work on, but a smashing performance by her.

McKay is known for his distinctive fashion of editing which is prominent here. It may non be his all-time edit yet, just it all the same works on a comedic level. He knows when to cut to the next scene and when to practice a freeze frame in the middle of a frustrating and hilarious scene. The one affair the edit fails to exercise is shorten the film. This is a pretty long i. It flies past quickly, simply it’s longer than it needs to be. There’south even a mid-credit scene which answers a question posed in the film, just honestly it wasn’t needed. As much as I liked information technology, I was ready to exist done once the credits started rolling. At that place’s and so much to take in with a topic like this. At times it feels overwhelming, and it is a scary topic to think about. Information technology’s similar McKay did information technology besides well placing all this stress on u.s.. I’m a big fan of the conclusion. They could’ve handled it differently or done something safer, but they go for information technology. With all the fun the picture has, it’s not scared to be honest and prove things how they are. And there is some dazzler to exist plant. I really enjoyed Don’t Look Upwards. At that place’s many achievements to be constitute. McKay’s writing is dandy. Nicholas Britell’s score shines through. The performances stand out. Information technology’s a fun time even when it’southward not. It’ll take a sure person to appreciate something like this. Honestly, I doubt many audiences will accept a liking to it. Once y’all see it, you’ll be able to tell. Don’t Wait Up drops on Netflix this Friday, and then if you lot want to go your family together this holiday weekend to watch a picture show about the end of the earth, go for it!

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Horrifyingly realistic

Its quite likely that humanity will be faced with a calamity in the nearly future that will threaten our excistence as a species. Dont Look Up explores how nosotros would deal with a comet-implosion variant, without walking on eggshells. What scared me most was that the story was, in almost part, highly conceivable when information technology came to humanities deficiencies in planning curt term vs long term, and gain of the individual vs gain of the collective. And then much so that I need to go go a pint of icecream to eat my Weltschmertz abroad now.

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8
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“This is just some sort of alternate reality, right?”

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There may be some current event topics that this moving picture doesn’t parody, but off the elevation of my head I can’t think of one. It skewers commercialism, crass commercialism, simulated news, disdainful politicians, censoring opposition voices, illegal ‘Chilean’ immigration, the country’s ideological split, and billionaire space travel wannabes similar Elon Musk and Richard Branson. There’s no mistaking President Orleans’ (Meryl Streep) ‘Don’t Await Up’ baseball cap as an overt slam against a former resident of the White House. Without trying to be, (or mayhap information technology was), the satire is often hilarious, as it examines a civilization that’s too wrapped up in it’s cell phones and social media to care much whether the globe comes to an stop or not. All of the principal players are brilliant in their roles, which for me is saying a lot, as none are detail favorites of mine. Dr. Randall Mindy’southward (Leonardo DiCaprio) lament, which turns into a historic rant on TV, is really at the heart of the moving-picture show when he asks “How do we even talk to each other?”, highlighting what political events and a world pandemic can do to sew dissension and distrust in all directions. And yet, isn’t it the purpose of film makers to put out a production that makes money and win awards? In reality, the picture mocks itself for what information technology is, a fell test of where we’ve come up to in the 20 starting time century amongst all the distractions to real life that tin possibly be imagined.

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nine
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Well-written and witted satirical film

I loved it from get-go to finish. The dark sense of humor, the sad truth about some of our current realities, human emotions, weaknesses, ethical dilemmas, tribulations, the depth and all the pregnant about existence and life along with all the details they placed in the background of every scene make it the best movie I have seen in a very long time. Music by Nicolas Britell is also a marvellous touch to the film. Absolutely brilliant!

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10
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One Of The All-time And One Of The Most Entertaining Films Of The Year

All you have to do is just enjoy it, Don’t Expect Up at the negative review, just enjoy it and y’all will be having fun equally much equally i have, because what an enjoyable experience i had with this movie, information technology’southward solidly bandage, i mean they got everybody in here, a top A-list thespian that doing an incredible job, the comedy are all works, it’s not corny, it’southward funny, while there is some serious time and when it did information technology’s seriously well done, it’s not a too much one-act case that when it serious information technology didn’t piece of work and in hither it works, overall Don’t Expect Up is merely i of the best and one of the near entertaining films of the year.

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