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Movie Review: Micmacs


Oh French film, you make me love the industry more and more with every witty and imaginative movie you come out with! This was SO good. Watch it sans kids, as you've got to be paying attention to detail, visually, and mentally, to figure this one out.

Micmacs is a story about a man who has lost everything and comes to terms to get even with those who killed his father in the most creative way. A cast of characters that is as random as your mother's uncle's side of the family, this movie is sure to make you laugh.

Somewhat of a satire on the arms industry and using the trend of environmental 'repurposing', the end of this movie will make you laugh at the most ironic and ingenius use of trash ever in a movie.

A few of the characters you may remember from Amelie (the director's most famous work). This isn't much of a love story, though the contortionist has other ideas in mind. I do have to warn you, viewers, that there are some hard "R" parts in this movie; some violence, crude language, and it wouldn't be french without some seriously scandalous sex scenes. If you can get past the sex scenes, you'll be laughing along with the rag-tag team who confuses some of the most powerful men on Earth...

Four out of 5 stars, and a fan-tas-tic soundtrack. Go here to listen to the main song, and here for the trailer!


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