almost 3 years
More enjoyable than good. Like philosophy? This is the movie for you.
One of my favorite movies. Still thought provoking after all these years.
A hilarious examination of the fundamental dynamics of philosophy.
over 8 years
This film achieved the impossible... it made existentialism hilarious.
over 8 years
Blankets. Interconnectedness. Hurt. Fuck you, Universe.
I ♥ Huckabees (known usually as I Heart Huckabees but also as I Love Huckabees) is a 2004 philosophical comedy film from Fox Searchlight. It was produced and directed by David O. Russell, who co-wrote the screenplay with Jeff Baena.
The film stars Jason Schwartzman, Dustin Hoffman, Lily Tomlin, Jude Law, Isabelle Huppert, Mark Wahlberg and Naomi Watts.
Albert Markovski (Schwartzman) is a young man who heads the local chapter of an environmental group, the "Open Spaces Coalition." One of their current projects is an attempt to stop the building of a new Huckabees store, a chain of "big-box" department stores akin to Wal-Mart or Target (Mike Huckabee was the governor of Arkansas, Wal-Mart's home state, at the time of the film's release). Albert is a rival of Brad Stand (Law), a shallow power executive at Huckabees. Brad infiltrates Open Spaces and charismatically displaces Albert as the leader. Dawn Campbell (Watts) is Brad's live-in girlfriend and the face and voice of Huckabees; she...