Everything Everywhere All at Once is a film directed by the Daniels - Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert. It follows a wife and mother Evelyn (Michelle Yeoh) struggling to maintain balance in her daily life. When Evelyn receives an offer for a break from her frustrations with life, she is met with unforeseen excitement. Can this film reach its potential to provide viewers with a multi-level experience?
A big factor for this film is the mystery of it’s what it is about. It works out well that the trailer does not give much background on what to expect. This concealment enhances the experience of watching Everything Everywhere All at Once as it goes to unexpected places to create an eccentric masterpiece.
It was refreshing to see a familiar cast including Michelle Yeoh, Ke Huy Quan, and Jamie Lee Curtis come together to give an unrecognizable yet unforgettable performance. Several scenes that tie into other elements while showing something completely different. Being able to watch and listen to the unconventional roller coaster from the cast was pure entertainment.
Everything Everywhere All at Once is an exhilarating movie that provides a diversion for both the characters and the audience. The different layers deliver something for a variety of viewers for a rare phenomenon. The film does span over two hours so be wary of needing to step out during the movie because you won’t want to miss a second of the quirkiness.
'Everything Everywhere All At Once' opens nationwide on Friday, April 8th, 2022.
Rating: 4 out of 5
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