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Movie Title
DOWNSIZING
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Plot Summary
When science created the ability for people to shrink significantly many do it to better their lives, but they find out there is more to life than what they thought
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This film has a fascinating premise and a potentially interesting and entertaining story to tell, unfortunately Hollywood politics got in the way and it basically became a two hour nag-fest about how we are all ruining the environment.

Note to Hollywood: We don't go to movies so you can preach at us. We go to escape all of that crap.

The only bright spot in an otherwise bleak and miserable film are some of the performances. Hong Chau's performance is award-worthy. She makes seeing this film at least somewhat tolerable. Christoph Waltz is great as well. Without him this film would have been annoyingly one-dimensional.

There are some interesting "Honey I Shrunk The Kids" moments and visuals, but for most of the movie were are fully involved in their world so everything looks normal. And their world is just as boring as ours.

Once the uniqueness of their size becomes routine the film bogs down and never gets going again. And that happens 10 minutes into a two hour long film. So if you see this movie, just prepare yourself for the long haul.

Editor review

Overall rating 
 
2.4
I Loved This Movie 
 
2.0
Acting 
 
3.0
Directing 
 
2.0
Effects or Cinematography 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
2.0
Music 
 
3.0

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This film has a fascinating premise and a potentially interesting and entertaining story to tell, unfortunately Hollywood politics got in the way and it basically became a two hour nag-fest about how we are all ruining the environment.

Note to Hollywood: We don't go to movies so you can preach at us. We go to escape all of that crap.

The only bright spot in an otherwise bleak and miserable film are some of the performances. Hong Chau's performance is award-worthy. She makes seeing this film at least somewhat tolerable. Christoph Waltz is great as well. Without him this film would have been annoyingly one-dimensional.

There are some interesting "Honey I Shrunk The Kids" moments and visuals, but for most of the movie were are fully involved in their world so everything looks normal. And their world is just as boring as ours.

Once the uniqueness of their size becomes routine the film bogs down and never gets going again. And that happens 10 minutes into a two hour long film. So if you see this movie, just prepare yourself for the long haul.
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