Ben Oliver

Banner image for Napoleon Dynamite

Napoleon Dynamite

What the flip was Grandma doing at the sand dunes?
11 February 2023

This is still excellent, despite its reluctance to tell a story or develop any kind of emotional connection to its characters.

I haven’t seen this in about 15 years but it’s every bit as weird and hilarious as I remembered. It’s lightning in a bottle, somehow doing nothing particularly different to other films yet also completely inimitable and unrepeatable.

I wonder if you can still get some “Bust Must+”.

Reply by email