Is There an Upside to “Downsizing?”

Alexander Payne’s “Downsizing” arrives on Blu-ray this week and with that arrival we have some important questions to ask.  Chief amongst these is why exactly does the film take a sharp turn to the bad after it starts off so well? The answer to that may be obvious, but it is a question worth asking… Read More

Movie Review: “Downsizing”

There is a genius of an idea within “Downsizing,” the new movie from Alexander Payne (“Sideways,” “The Descendants”), which he directs and wrote with Jim Taylor.   Starring Matt Damon and Hong Chau, this is the tale of people who have been—either by choice or force—shrunk to just a few inches tall. We get to see… Read More