Under the Silver Lake
First screened in June 2019
Director: David Robert Mitchell. Cast: Andrew Garfield, Riley Keough, Riki Lindhome, Topher Grace, Patrick Fischler, Jimmi Simpson, Jeremy Bobb, Laura-Leigh Claire, Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Chris Gann, Callie Hernandez, Jessica Makinson, Zosia Mamet, Don McManus, Grace Van Patten, Wendy Vanden Heuvel, Luke Baines, Lola Blanc, Victoria Bruno, Allie MacDonald, Gabrielle Maiden, Ivy Matheson, Brittney Parker Rose, Greg Wayne, David Yow, voice of Deborah Geffner. Screenplay: David Robert Mitchell. Twitter Capsule:
The last time a film was this incoherently, indulgently up itself, a Narf was involved. What a b<><>ndoggle.
Good on Garfield for committing so fully and gamely to this misbegotten farrago, which just doesn't deserve the patience or parsing it asks.
Hard to judge actual value of films that present as such self-consciously dense objects, begging many watches. Feels stale to me. But try, maybe?