With 'new' movie pickings obviously being slim this year thanks to covid, Dreamland was one oft-delayed flick I was really looking forward to checking out. Sadly, it's yet another in a long line of major 2020 filmatic disappointments.
The always wonderful Margot Robbie and some decent depression-era set cinematography are the only saving graces for this tedious, slow-moving affair that contains more plot holes than Swiss cheese, though i will refrain from divulging any spoilers for those who want to check it out.
Like an injured bird, the meandering plot just never takes flight and sadly what could've been an exciting, fast paced crime-come-road movie in the same rich vein as Bonnie and Clyde, Badlands and Road to Perdition ends up being a total snoozefest more akin to watching tarmac dry on a cold wet highway.
You know, after this letdown I can honestly say over the past couple of years I can't even remember the last time I saw a movie that actually blew me away. Regardless of the pandemic, Hollywood has clearly lost its way, in much the same way as Dreamland did after the first few minutes. The drought contnues...