The Last Snowpiercer Review You Will Ever Need to Read

July 7, 2014 3:17 AM

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Bong Joon-ho's sci-fi allegory Snowpiercer is one weird and hilarious trip. At turns campy and amateurish (with issues of ADR synching and logical consistency throughout), at other turns brilliant and inspired, it's worth experiencing for Tilda Swinton's delirious send-up of Maggie Thatcher alone (right down to the prosthetic overbite).

The rest of the cast is pretty standard issue: John Hurt (1984) as the requisite Gandalf figure Gilliam (a ham-fisted tribute to director Terry Gilliam, from whose Brazil the film clearly borrows); Chris Evans (Captain America) -- looking a lot like U2's The Edge with hat pulled low -- as Curtis, th...

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