MMI: Seven Psychopaths
The violence is the thunder. Sam Rockwell and Woody H are the lightning. The incessant and stylized dialogue is the rain. The silent moments convey the high velocity of the wind.
Cinema Beans: The Lorax
Dr. Suess’ original “The Lorax” is the thunder. It sounds good on paper. You cannot deny its power. You recognize its presence. The eye-popping colors are the lightning—whoa, holy shit, this is gonna cause some seizures! I think they went a wee bit over the top? They better be careful with this movie, children are easily taken. The rain is the incessant barrage of product placement surrounding a film that seeks to teach children morals that oppose such mass consumerism, using The Lorax as a mascot for reasonably priced Kindles and the family friendly, mid-sized