We went to see “I Heart Huckabees.”
I am a big fan of Three Kings. I thought it was a fantastic movie. My husband too. He loves it. “Hey. Goonybird.” Ah. Love it. So, it didn’t take much convincing on my part. He wanted to see it.
Everyone came out of the theater with the same sort of sense of wonder. “What the heck was that movie even about?” and “huh?” It was so bewildering that none of us were able to form a firm conclusion about whether or not we liked the film. (Except for my stepdad, who slept through the whole thing.)
I think in the end you have to not read to much into it, and just go with it. The plot is complex, the characters are all deranged, but if you take a step back and just enjoy the subtle comedy and wonderful nuttiness of each character – from Jason Schwartzman’s unhinged Albert, to Jude Law’s ever-tan and ever-smiling Brad Stand, and to Mark Wahlberg’s firefighting Tommy Corn – you may just come out of the movie “heart-ing” huckabees.