This is madness? This is … a prequel. Or sequel. Or sidebar. Or something. Alonso, Matt and I take a slo-mo stab at the follow-up to the super-stylized, ultra-violent 2006 hit.
You can check out any time you’d like, but you can never leave. Matt, Alonso and I review the latest Wes Anderson extravaganza, set in a lavish hotel in a fictional Eastern European country between the two world wars.
It’s a documentary … about physics. But “Particle Fever” is surprisingly thrilling with an emotional payoff. It takes a potentially daunting topic — the search for the elusive Higgs boson particle — and makes it accessible for the layperson without dumbing anything down. It’s also shot beautifully. My RogerEbert.com review.