Downsizing

Downsizing

DVD - 2018
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A couple with financial problems decides to undergo the procedure of shrinking their bodies to a hight of five inches to be able to live an easy and care-free life but the wife changes her mind after her husband has already been downsized and now he has to build his new life alone.
Publisher: Hollywood, CA : Paramount, [2018]
Edition: Blu-ray + DVD combo pack edition
ISBN: 9786317191037
Branch Call Number: DVD FEATURE DOWNS
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,surround,DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1,Blu-ray
digital,optical,surround,Dolby digital 5.1,DVD
HDTV,NTSC
video file,region A,region 1
Blu-ray video,DVD video
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2017
Widescreen
Bonus DVD includes standard definition version of film
Features: Working with Alexander; The cast; A visual journey; A matter of perspective; That smile; A global concern

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LindaMayWild
Apr 14, 2018

Stupid movie. It is to bad Kristen Wiig was in it. I'm sure it looked interesting to her. Maybe on paper but... NOT in the film. (I just love Kristen Wiig!)

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hammer59
Apr 14, 2018

Clever, imaginative and thought provoking, you merely need a human heart and soul to enjoy this charming movie. BRILLIANT.

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Petrolem
Apr 10, 2018

Watched the first 30 mins waiting for it to grab us or lead us into a story we'd actually care about... skipped to the last 10 mins to see what they were getting at. Neat concept, bad boring movie.

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steve1111
Apr 06, 2018

I see there's a landslide of requests for this BOMB! Pity.

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Lucik32
Apr 05, 2018

Have to laugh when reading comments. Everyone is different so it is interesting to see different perceptions of this movie. I did not find it a bit environmentalistic, but rather materialistic. What were the main reasons of people undergoing downsizing? Saving the planet? You made me laugh.
Anyway, the movie is boring and I cannot believe I watched it till the end. But I did. It broke in the middle when it seized my attention but then again it went downhill. Expected comedy, but this is not. Try to watch something different (like the underestimated movie the Labyrinth of lies- at least it followed a significant historical event).

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ptv023
Apr 03, 2018

Utterly horrid racist stereotyping, had to turn it off halfway through.

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lindy919
Apr 02, 2018

If you go in thinking this is a comedy you will definitely be disappointed.
If you go in thinking this is NOT a comedy you may still be disappointed.
It is about love and loss and regrets with some global warming and sci-fi stuff mixed in.
The whole plot device of shrinking people is, essentially, an unnecessary gimmick.

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LauraSteinert
Apr 02, 2018

Not a comedy. Not really a drama. No action. If you are an environmentalist, you might find it pleasant, if you don't believe in traumatic global climate change, you'll find it annoying. I had very high hopes for this movie. They were dashed by the preachy plot and stereotyped casting.

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DadCat
Apr 01, 2018

I liked it. More of a film about humanities failings with some funny sides. Love the cast! Good for general audiences 12 and up.

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kawcity11
Mar 28, 2018

Beware of false advertising. This is not a comedy and I wonder if the folks who crafted the previews even saw the movie. The premise of shrinking is engaging for about 10 minutes, which is about as long as the movie was remotely enjoyable. Do yourself a favor and watch “I, Tonya” instead. It’s a hoot.

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Lucik32
Apr 05, 2018

“What kind of f* you give me?” “American people give eight kind of f*. Love f*, hate f*,sex-only f*, break-up f*, make-up f*, drunk f*, buddy f* and pity f*.”

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