First off, the flick definitely plays like it was made by someone who was stoned. There's tons of colorful, neon images, odd slapstick humor (that isn't very funny), and wacky music. Everything plays like a dream: just one ridiculous sequence after the next strung together with some lame plotline about a lost girl with amnesia and the oddball set of cartoonish, seedy freaks she meets while attempting to regain her memory.
Also, and maybe it's because the movie takes place in England, but I had a really tough time comprehending what some of the characters were saying. I guess it could have been because they were speaking in some sort of English slang, but frankly, it pissed me off. It made an already incomprehensible movie even harder to decipher. And the pathetic thing is, I really didn't care to figure out what was going on. The action was slow, the performances were bland, and the direction was annoying.
Sure, Maggie Grace is very cute, but I think only Amy Adams has the ability to make me sit through a complete shit-fest from beginning to end and not feel like my time has been entirely wasted. None of the other actors in the flick grabbed my attention either, although clearly Danny Dyer is a talent. He just needs to stick to scripts more in-line with his SEVERANCE, which was a real Arrow in the Head film. The only really malice in this movie is what's done to the viewer.
Audio English 5.1 Dolby Digital with Spanish subtitles
A Behind the Scenes Photo Gallery that is set to the film's dreamy score.
A couple of Trailers for other Magnolia movies.