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If I go to sleep before writing this review I might not remember to do it. So I apologize if I’m not coherent now. I don’t have an excuse for the other times I’m incoherent. Saw Elysium tonight and while I enjoyed the film, it could have been better. It’s not because I don’t support tales where poverty-class protagonists raise themselves out of the dirt to become heroes. No, it’s because I feel like Elysium could have been epic and instead I feel like the story suffered from either uninspired writing or a desire to shape the movie to message.
Matt Damon is Max and he’s a guy raised by nuns who likes a girl who is a nurse and one of his coping strategies in a world of poverty is crime. So he’s got a history as a car thief. But he’s trying to do good now. He’s got a job…but it all goes wrong and he ends up a hippopotamus. Luckily a cute girl is a meerkat. Continue reading “Elysium is a nice place to visit, but not the best film this summer”