Dreams comes true in this super slomo (or, very fast, depending on your perspective) retelling of Jeff Lynne's life from childhood to success with ELO, working with fellow music legends on the Traveling Wilburys and on into the present tense.
Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson comes out strongly here for gay marriage, an issue that is turning heads around the world. She sings as two men celebrate each other and get hitched, despite the qualms of one parent. JHud even makes it to the wedding party and belts it. Hot!
There's not a Snoopland amusement park (yet), but this blast into the past and the faux-future takes a 1946 audience on an experiential ride through an LA that's more informed by ancient Egypt than mid-century modern. So, buckle up, enjoy the ride and hope you have popcorn nearby in case the weed smellovision causes the munchies.
Director Warren Fu uses a square aspect ratio to focus in on all the body parts that keep Depeche Mode singer Dave Gahan's soul apprpriately soothed. Some of those parts are NSFW. And you should be careful of the snake.