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The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
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Still, kudos to Hathaway for taking a punt on something so ambitious, and credit especially to Sudeikis (We're the Millers, Horrible Bosses), who proves a revelation. Sometimes it really does pay to go big or go home.
Entirely original, writer-director Nacho Vigalondo's movie scores points about the catastrophes unwitting Americans enable overseas (through their voting choices, among other things), and also says something about sexual harassment and male privilege...
This is a totally unbelievable movie, but it is entertaining and it is a pretty good character study of the two main characters. Jason Sudeikis is scary good in this movie. The understated way he becomes increasingly malevolent is very creepy.
Colossal possesses some real depth in its acting and its description of human relationships, it's just a shame that when it sinks a few beers and gets up to do the monster mash: things get a little too silly.
While the allegorical parts of the film invite you to think, it's probably best to turn off some of your brain for the explanatory backstory and the conclusion, which I found to be less satisfying than the grander, who-knows-why conceit...