As a critic or cultural commentator, you
are required to turn the page, flip the switch, or do whatever you have
to do as quickly (and as smoothly) as possible when it comes to year
end/new year coverage.
Wild, at times, approximates a
fever dream as Strayed wanders along, stumbling (sometimes on the verge
of a catastrophic breakdown) into recollections of her past, instances
just as wild and dangerous as the moment she finds herself in.
The modern-day Stooges — Nick (Jason
Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day) — have moved past
their initial experiences with their horrible bosses but prove to be
ill-prepared to step into boss roles of their own.
The genial Campbell, now suffering from Alzheimer’s, shows us
the gradual loss of identity, even among a caring community of friends,
family and medical professionals doing all they can to keep the decline