THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON MOVIE REVIEW
Shia LaBeouf has had a hard run of it. I mean, due to his own indiscretions, sure. But for a while there, he seemed inescapable and of late, he’s seemed…done. Well, we might all reconsider Mr. LaBeouf after seeing him light up the screen in this movie. He plays a southern man dealing with an emotionally crippling loss by aimlessly grifting his fellow small-town fishermen. When he runs into Zak, a man with Down Syndrome who has escaped from his special care home to follow his dreams of becoming a professional wrestler, the two become (eventually) friends and ‘road dogs’. There’s a lot of charm to be found in this delightful but slight dramedy. Chris and Alan have your full report.
DIRECTED BY: Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz
STARRING: Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson, Bruce Dern, Zack Gottsagen, John Hawkes, Jon Bernthal, Thomas Haden Church, Mick Foley, Jake Roberts, Yelawolf
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