Although heavy handed monologues, barrages of flashbacks, awful exposition and acting all weigh down the film; I feel the biggest insult I can give it is that a concept with such high potential rendered me completely emotionless and bored throughout the whole runtime.
“No, not just to whack off an elephant!”
Scenes and vignettes, feelings and memories, without feeling the need to adhere to regular narrative structure, exemplified by the fact my WiFi crashed every few seconds while rabbiting with Elliott. I watched this with a mix of shameful glee, seeing if they’d go *there* and then with horrified delight when they did and went way further than I expected. To say that it exceeded my expectations content wise would be an understatement.…
If a film’s quality was based on concept alone, the short I Am Easy to Find would be a masterpiece. What a shame its execution lets it down. The whole idea of the human experience captured through moments in time is one ripe for fantastic scenes; here however it ends up essentially a montage with subtitles. I’d have rather they cut the amount of moments and focused on less of them more. Allow these characters to feel like they’re real…