At first, all I heard about this movie was that it was directed by Alexander Payne. I had seen Election, Sideways, and About Schmidt and thought they were all above average. I didn’t realize that time had flown since Sideways and Payne hadn’t directed a movie in seven years. I became intrigued.
Then I heard about Clooney and a possible “Oscar” performance. My first thought was “shit?” To be clear, I’m not a Clooney hater; I’m a Clooney skeptic.
I showed up to the theater with some expectations and two heterosexual male friends of mine: fellow contributor, Andy, and my buddy, Brad. We realized immediately that Continue reading