I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore
Director: Macon Blair
Year Released: 2017
Nursing assistant Ruth (Melanie Lynskey), extremely upset about her house being burglarized (her computer and silver were taken) and the police being the opposite of useful (redundant, I know), sets out - with the help of dorky neighbor Tony (Elijah Wood) - to recover her lost items and runs into a trio of drugged-out thieves (kind of a low-rent Bling Ring). It's such a mish-mosh of tones and ideas it ends up being a laughable mess, going from the goofy to the grotesque, with Wood's character coming out of Napoleon Dynamite and the concluding shootout and chase like Tarantino-meets-Deliverance (to echo Kael again, here's another filmmaker who knows little about the world and so much about film). Here's my only question from this: exactly how much crack does one need to smoke to think cat meat makes one invisible? I'm asking for a friend....
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