It's entirely likely that you didn't see this movie turn up on your radar. I utterly missed this one - I didn't hear about it, didn't catach a glimpse of any of the media surrounding it, not even a whiff from the cracking cast that appears in it. And then there's a thoroughly vicious selection of reviews culminating in an IMDB score of 6.3 out of 10 and a Metacritic score of 42%. And you know what? I think I know why.
Ever watched one of those films where you see the popular group of like minded individuals do a bunch of stuff because they want to preserve some form of nostalgia or a traditional ritual that's bordering on the controversial? And the way the film is told, you feel as though you want to side with them because you get this thoroughly poignant arguement which tugs on all the necessary heart strings? And then it turns out that what you've been slowly rooting for is actually a monstrous and hideous thing that should be abolished by the...Read more