After ten years of estrangement, twins Maggie and Milo coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting them to reunite and confront how their lives went so wrong.
To start off, this film is one of the best films of the year, hands down.
The story, while dark and dreary, still manages to score some great laughs.
Despite a huge theme being suicide and the reasoning behind why one would take their own life, it manages to keep the material light but still packs some heavy emotional punches in certain scenes.
It’s easy to buy that they’re brother and sister because the rapport is established.
They know how to make each other laugh, and it makes us laugh. Hader’s meatiest material involves The latest from writer/director Jake Paltrow (brother of Gwyneth) is akin to stumbling into a dusty used book store, plucking out a one-dollar, sci-fi pulp anthology, and speed-reading it in the decrepit armchair.
Ernest Holm (Michael Shannon), his son Jerome (Kodi Smit-Mc Phee), and his daughter Mary (Elle Fanning) are frontier settlers, struggling to survive in a world where water is a coveted resource.