Screw with their heads by politely stating that you are a father.
he seemed genuinely troubled that i didn’t have a family that might have made him cry cant wait for next time
ok gr8 i guess i’m at that age where delivery men ask me if i’m a mother
[Inherent Vice] is apparently a very faithful adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s novel, which offers a zany blend of humor that could — I stress could — prove a tough sell to Academy types.
"It’s BONKERS — weird, weird, weird," one person who saw the film told me. "It made me laugh out loud several times, but not in the ways you might expect. The humor is not so much Boogie Nights as I think a lot of people are expecting. For reals, it tips into, like, Zucker bros.-level gags and broad humor. But, obviously, mixed with his other sensibilities. Strange, beguiling tone."
"It’s a sui generis mix of broad comedy, suspense, romance, melancholy, and a touch of menace - unlike anything I can think of," said [another source.]
I’m told Josh Brolin stands out in the supporting ranks and that Martin Short’s work as a druggie dentist is “batshit insane.”Another compared the film to Robert Altman’s The Long Goodbye, starring Elliott Gould, “but amped up to 11.”
"[Joaquin] Phoenix is in practically every scene, then I guess [Josh] Brolin has the second-biggest part. All the other names are extended cameos. Well, Del Toro has a BIT more than that, but not much."
"It looks gorgeous, though stylistically, it’s somewhat more restrained than [PTA’s] other films. That’s because it’s a lot of conversations, and he chooses to cover them with staid, well-composed back-and-forth static shots, or ‘two-shots’ that sloowwwllly push in."
"The music is more all over the place than usual, and he uses a few songs of the era. The score is much more Radiohead-sounding, just by way of having actual guitar and drums thrown in. There’s some atmospheric electronic stuff in there, too."❞