Hou once again focuses more on capturing life as it passes by, rather than telling stories.
Let’s admit that The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel justifies a trip “to visit the crumbling old ruins—and see the hotel”, as one churlish former resident insists.
The elephant in the room is that there’s more talk than story here.
Revenge is a dish best served funny in Wild Tales.
The very first character we meet in the Oscar-nominated anthology of revenge stories, Wild Tales, is a critic. Is there some significance to this?