The night is dark and full of… nocturnal animals? A violent, brutal, tension-filled ball of fury, Nocturnal Animals is a sight to behold. Telling a story within a story, think The Princess Bride but a lot more fucked up, the movie is about a woman named Susan (Amy Adams) who receives a manuscript of a novel dedicated to her from her estranged ex-husband Edward (Jake Gyllenhaal). Susan hasn’t spoken to Edward in 20 years after leaving him for the much more handsome Hutton. Once Susan begins reading the novel, she becomes transfixed with it and begins thinking back to her past relationship.
I thought I had seen just about every alien invasion movie there was to see. I’ve seen the peaceful aliens, the war-bringing aliens, the aliens that got left behind and befriended a kid and ate Reeces Pieces that one time. You know what’s funny, I always pronounce Reeces Pieces as ‘Ree-sees Pee-sees.’ Always. I never even realized it was wrong until one of my friends asked why the fuck I was saying ‘Pee-sees.’ Even when I read the word I think it like that. Fuck it, I’m still gonna say it how I want to. Anyways, I’ve seen a lot of alien stuff is what I was getting at. Continue reading Arrival Review