We are meant for something bigger.
DIRECTED BY: Alexander Payne
WRITTEN BY: Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor
STARRING: Matt Damon, Hong Chau and Christoph Waltz
SYNOPSIS: A social satire in which a man realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself to five inches tall, allowing him to live in wealth and splendor. (IMDB)
FULL REVIEW: CONTAINS SPOILERS
Downsizing is an engaging sci-fi drama that squanders a larger-than-life premise on a small-minded story. While it has great world-building and phenomenal performances, the story is tonally all over the place and never really finds itself leaving a lot to be desired.
1 = Fair 2 = Good 3 = Very Good 4 = Excellent
★★★★ – Premise
★☆☆☆ – Story
★★☆☆ – Characters
★★☆☆ – Visual Effects
★★☆☆ – Dialogue
★★★★ – Visuals
★★☆☆ – Soundtrack
★★★★★☆☆☆☆☆ 5/10 – Consider
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