A spoiler free review of Super – “While it’s far from a “perfect” film, it’s incredibly unique, and at some points moving. Isn’t that why we go to the movies in the first place? On the other hand, Super is an exhausting film that leaves you feeling a bit empty inside. The laughs and violence were spectacular, but they couldn’t really mask the overall somber tone of the movie. The film did a great job of showing us why the world does NOT have super heroes. If you try and fight a criminal with a gun……”
How did I not see this until today? You’re about to watch Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Scott Pilgrim, The Thing, Death Proof) utter a number of seemingly random phrases into the camera while speaking French. You will also probably find this experience oddly hypnotic and enjoyable. Casque, directed by Mary’s husband Riley Stearns, reminds me of something a young Wes Anderson would make in his spare time. Looking forward to seeing what this duo whips up next.