Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022) WTF Was That?

Everything Everywhere All At Once
stars Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ke Huy Quan, James Hong and Tallie Medel and is written and directed by Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert.
A middle-aged Chinese immigrant is swept up into an insane adventure in which she alone can save existence by exploring other universes and connecting with the lives she could have led.
Up front... I only got halfway into this extremely eclectic story before I turned it off and I am extremely confused how this film is generating so much attention. It felt like a bad version of Doctor Who meets Pulp Fiction crossed with The Matrix. But that's just me.

Other reviews had this to say about it:

RogerEbert.com says 

Editor Paul Rogers' breakneck pace matches the script’s frenetic dialogue, with layers of universes simultaneously folding into each other while also propelling Evelyn’s internal journey. Match cuts seamlessly connect the universes together, while playful cuts help emphasize the humor at the heart of the film. 

Born from choices both made and not made, each universe has a distinct look and feel, with winking film references ranging from “The Matrix” to “The Fall” to “2001: A Space Odyssey” to “In The Mood For Love” to “Ratatouille.” Even Michelle Yeoh’s own legacy finds its way into the film with loving callbacks to her Hong Kong action film days and the wuxia classic “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.” The fight sequences, choreographed by Andy and Brian Le, have a balletic beauty to them, wisely shot by cinematographer Larkin Seiple in wide shots allowing whole bodies to fill the frame.

The method of which they bounce around between universes was weird and distracting. The personality switches is crazy confusing, the good guy - bad guy interactions were wonky...  and then I bailed half way through it.

How it's become the most nominated film of all time, BEFORE the Oscars, befuddles me.  How it has an 8.0/10 on IMDb just... gives me anxiety! LOL.

TO ME, this was the most horrible film I've ever tried watching, but maybe later, if I try watching it again, maybe I'll see it differently, but right now, my first impression didn't go well.

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