Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot is the new Gus Van Sant (Good Will Hunting (1997) co-written and directed movie / biography about John Callahan, a young man who became paralysed after a car accident at age 21, and turned to drawing as a form of therapy.
Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, Jack Black and Rooney Mara star…
This one looks like an impressive Joaquin Phoenix performance. Excited to see what Jack Black and Jonah Hill bring to the film; two comedy men who are also good in dramatic roles. Having not heard of John Callahan untill now, maybe this movie treat us to some great drawings.
Lastly, I Just randomly noticed that the three main male actors have ‘J’ names.
The Sea Of Trees stars Matthew McConaughey, Naomi Watts and Katie Aselton. It’s also the Gus Van Sant (Good Will Hunting 1997, Milk 2008) directed movie that was famously booed at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival…
Based on this trailer, I’d never have guessed that the movie is likely to be bad. All I’m sure of at this point, considering that love, grief and suicide are key themes is that a laugh a minute is unlikely to be words used to describe anyone’s experience of The Sea Of Trees.
My true reaction before realising that this is the movie that was booed was: ‘Yeah! Another Matthew McConaughey movie and it stars ken Watanabe too; an actor whose face I’ll always be glad to see because of the great work he did in one of my all time favourites, Inception (2010)’.
I think I’m going to give this movie a chance. I’m not promising that I’ll definitely make it to the very end, but I feel I must at least try.