Brendan Fraser stars as a reclusive, morbidly obese English teacher attempting to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter in Darren Aronofsky’s The Whale. Watch our review of the Oscar nominated film from A24.
“A reclusive, morbidly obese English teacher attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter.”
Is This What Happens When You Get High While Watching ‘Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs’?
Life is good for all the food items that occupy the shelves at the local supermarket. Frank, played by comedian stoner Seth Rogen (known for Knocked Up and Pineapple Express) is a hot dog, Brenda, played by Kristen Wiig (known for Bridesmaids and the upcoming Wonder Woman sequel) is the hot dog bun, Teresa Taco, played by Salma Hayek(known for Frida and Everly) and Sammy Bagel Jr. played by Edward Norton (known for Fight Club and American History X) can’t wait to go home with a happy customer, because they see human beings as Gods.
It is not often that we as an audience get an R rated animated film in theaters. Studios are typically hesitant when one of these films gets thrown on their desk, and it takes an incredibly strong pitch for them to see the light of day. This is why the trailer for Sausage Party seemed like a breath of fresh air when it was released a few months ago. It seemed like a wholly original and potentially shocking film. After finally seeing Sausage Party, this writer can certainly say it is a unique and shocking film, just not in a positive way.