Smooth as hell
Todd Phillips: "If we talk about mental illness and celebrity culture and access to medication and violence and shit no one will realize just how fucking vapid and banal this movie is."
Audiences in 2019: "Holy shit this is the most profound thing ever and I'm an intellectual because I understood its spoon-fed messaging!"
2015 J.J. Abrams: "Here's my story, everyone! Isn't it great?"
2017 Rian Johnson: "Oh, is it? Really? How about I just clear all that out of the way and.... yep. Here we go! Isn't it great?"
2019 J.J. Abrams: "Oh yeah? Really? You wanna fuck up my story? Well how 'bout I fuck it right the fuck back to where we started! Haha! Fuck you, Rian Johnson! Whadda you fanboys think now? Two-and-a-half hours of fan service on a fucking…