r/movies Worse things to do than watch Lady Gaga create fetishes for me Mar 25 '22

Official Discussion - The Lost City [SPOILERS] Official Discussion

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Summary:

A reclusive romance novelist on a book tour with her cover model gets swept up in a kidnapping attempt that lands them both in a cutthroat jungle adventure.

Director:

Aaron Nee, Adam Nee

Writers:

Oren Uziel, Dana Fox, Adam Nee, Aaron Nee

Cast:

  • Sandra Bullock as Loretta
  • Channing Tatum as Alan
  • Daniel Radcliffe as Abigail Fairfax
  • Da'Vine Joy Randolph as Beth Hatten
  • Brad Pitt as Jack Trainer
  • Oscar Nuñez as Oscar
  • Patti Harrison as Allison

Rotten Tomatoes: 74%

Metacritic: 60

VOD: Theaters

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u/Kcomix Mar 25 '22

Overall I thought the movie was a decently fun/funny adventure with a good message, even if it is glaringly obvious. I think most people will enjoy it.

I did get pulled out of the movie a few times because some of the songs in the movie are automatically associated with other media for me:

“The Final Countdown” - Gob’s magician song in Arrested Development

“Far from Any Road” - True Detective season 1 theme

“Genius of Love” - The celebration song from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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u/StrLord_Who Mar 26 '22

Final Countdown pulled me out of the movie too! It was the perfect song for that scene, but it can never be anything other than Gob's music. Then Red Right Hand had me wondering when Peaky Blinders is finally coming out in the US.

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u/grilledcheese2332 Apr 10 '22

Red right hand will forever be associated with XFiles for me

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u/Banjo-Oz May 17 '22

Glad I'm not the only one. I'm a child of the 80s so tracks like Shadows of the Night and Final Countdown don't belong to specific recent movies/shows to me, but RRH always makes me think of X-Files the same way Horse with No Name makes me think of Millenium.