Lately I watched “Visioneers” and I was very pleasantly surprised by this movie.
It is a subtle creation that assembles critsicism, satire, emotion, humor in a really balanced and shifted way.
Review by Michael Ricciardi: (published on
Dire warnings of “CHaos” (pronounced with a soft consonant ‘ch’), fridges over-stocked with butter, half-hearted middle finger salutes/greetings, minute by minute loud speaker countdowns (via an officiously impersonal female voice) of the “productivity minutes remaining”…these are the visual/audio elements (and gags) that recur throughout the digital technology de-voided, dream deficient, mega-corporate dominated world of VISONEERS, a wicked satire with a warm soul centering on the growing spiritual/existential/emotional crisis of George (Zach Galifianakis), a “level 3” manager in a sanitized, 1970’s style business aesthetic, lifeless office of the Jeffers Corporation.[...]
Directed by: Jared Drake
Written by: Brandon Drake
Starring: Zach Galifianakis, Judy Greer, Fay Masterson, James LeGros