REVIEW: i’m thinking of ending things

For a filmmaker whose first script, Being John Malkovich, plunged us, literally, into the head of a revered character actor and whose most recent, Anomalisa, was a stop-motion meditation on individuality, a couple’s car journey to visit the boyfriend’s parents might seem a bit… prosaic?…

PODCAST: Mulan (2020) & I’m Thinking of Ending Things [Movie RobCast]

The Movie RobCast reaches episode 99! And in the final double digit episode before we boldly to get into three figures (*gasp*), Robs Daniel and Wallis cast an eye over Disney’s live action Mulan remake.

The pair were really rather impressed with the 1998 animated version when reviewing it back on episode 87.…

Anomalisa is a truly individual film (which is ironic, considering)

 

How do you know you’ve found the right person? And how do you know they’ll stay that way? It’s this fundamental human question that forms the basis of Kaufman’s latest, Anomalisa.

Kaufman’s second film in the director’s chair follows Michael Stone, a highly successful but deeply insecure customer service guru, who experiences a reprieve from his ennui when, during a business trip to Cincinnati, he encounters Lisa, a perfectly ordinary, indeed unremarkable, call center employee, who is to him utterly unique.…