When a group of rich 20-somethings plan a hurricane party at a remote family mansion, a party game goes awry in this fresh and funny look at backstabbing, fake friends, and one party gone very, very wrong.
What We Thought:
Are you under 25 years old? Is Euphoria your favorite show to binge? Can you name the last three women Pete Davidson has dated? Then Bodies Bodies Bodies is for you. I answered no to all three of those questions so I didn’t get much out of the film. And you know what? That’s ok. Not every movie is for every person. This is a generational movie and I’m simply not part of that generation.
Going into the film I was hoping it would be the new generation’s Clue. Yes I’m aging myself with that reference. I was hoping it was a dark comedic whodunit. It’s sort of a dark comedic whodunit, but I just didn’t get the jokes. The crowd did. Let me fix that, the young crowd did. The young crowd had a ton of fun laughing and one guy even yelled out SLAY! at one scene because slay is clearly a word people use nowadays.
I’m older than most people think, but not as old as I’m coming across talking about this movie. But I definitely felt old watching a bunch of rich, entitled 20-year-olds popping Xanax and doing rails to awful music. It just isn’t my thing. Although to be fair it wasn’t really my thing even at that age. I don’t have TikTok. I don’t use words like gaslighting. I didn’t relate to these characters. In fact, I wanted them to all die. All of them. But again, the young crowd loved it. I’m not the old guy at the club trying to fit in 20 years too late, but I can understand why the people who liked the movie did like it at least.
Bodies Bodies Bodies is for Gen Z what Spring Breakers is for Millenials. I’m neither one of those generations so it’s really irrelevant what I think of these types of movies. The only people I know in the cast are Pete Davidson and Lee Pace so again I’m aging myself there. It’ll either speak to you or you’ll want these kids to get off your damn lawn. That pretty much sums it up.