This science fiction thriller about wanting more, delivers less.
“Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” starts out as an edgy, satirical black comedy, then becomes a quirky road flick, and eventually ends up a melancholy romantic drama. Not, as they say, that there’s anything wrong with that.
So what do June, July, and August have in store for us as mainstream attractions compete for box office dollars? Plenty!
There’s nothing like crisp movie making execution — a spirited mix of action, sci-fi fantasy, humor, nostalgia, and romance — to blast through one’s enough-already reservations and been-there-done-that fatigue.