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DIRECTOR Nacho Vigalondo
CAST Anne Hathaway, Dan Stevens, Jason Sudeikis, Tim Blake Nelson
Anne Hathaway impresses in this gloriously bonkers movie about a party girl who finds her every action is tied to a monster destroying a city.
Aimless party girl Gloria (Anne Hathaway) is kicked out by her boyfriend and returns to her hometown, where she hangs out with an old friend and his dropout buddies. Then Seoul is flattened by a rampaging monster and things take a turn for the weird as it appears the monster is somehow connected to Gloria. A gloriously bonkers film, which cares as much about its characters and their day-to-day insecurities as the antics of the kaiju’s destruction of a city.
(2016 Spain / Canada 109 mins)
A Godzilla-like monster is on the loose in South Korea … and he seems to be mimicing the drunken gyrations of a New York party girl. Wait, what? Colossal, the brilliantly bizarro brainchild of Spanish writer-director Nacho Vigalondo, is a giant-creature-run-amuck fantasy that takes satiric aim at thirtysomethings who think the world revolves around them. But damned if this wildly witty and surprisingly touching swing at movie madness and gender politics isn’t on to something deep. Anne Hathaway delivers a funny, fierce, fully committed performance that demands to be seen. Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
BBFC advice: Contains strong language
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