We’ll stand by the fact that Saoirse Ronan can do no wrong. The actress, being one of our faves, we will watch in anything. We make no excuses for that. We embrace the fact that we have good taste in actors.
Now you put her in a movie with Paul Mescal and we’re like take our time. Take our money.
We’re trash for greatness and these two are greatness. Foe looks like greatness.
Officially, the things we’re supposed to put about Foe is, “Academy Award nominees Saoirse Ronan and Paul Mescal star in Foe, a haunting exploration of marriage and identity set in an uncertain world. Hen and Junior farm a secluded piece of land that has been in Junior’s family for generations, but their quiet life is thrown into turmoil when an uninvited stranger (Aaron Pierre) shows up at their door with a startling proposal. Based on best-selling author Iain Reid’s novel, directed by Garth Davis, and co-written by Davis and Reid, Foe’s mesmerizing imagery and persistent questions about the nature of humanity (and artificial humanity) bring the not-too-distant future to luminous life.”
However, this is us and we rarely do what we’re supposed to. We’re breaking down the lessons that we’ve learned from Foe.
SAOIRSE RONAN CAN DO NO WRONG
It doesn’t matter what Saoirse does, we’re going to watch it. We’re going to watch it because she’s a talented actress and makes amazing movies. Yes, we’re including The Host in that, because it is good and if you don’t think so, then we’re sorry about your bad taste. She’s a genius and we’ll stand by that.
LIVING IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE IS NOT FOR US
We get the allure of living in the middle of nowhere, because sometimes people really just suck. We’re not blaming anyone for sucking, it’s what life is. Not everyone is going to be for everyone. We get it – some people are going to live on a farm and we appreciate farm life. Just (this writer) has lived on one and it isn’t for us.
Watching this trailer, we have to say we’d really need to be closer to people. Like love is one thing, but having space and other human contact is another. Also if you’re out in the middle of nowhere, like who can you run to?
Nope. Woulda be out.
WE’D PASS ON A ROBOT VERSION OF OUR HUBBY
You wanna take out husband to space and leave us with a robot version of him? Why? What is a robot gonna do for us that a vibrator can’t do? We’re also in the time of AI. What if that robot becomes smart and takes us out?
And we have so many questions. Can we program said robot to not have all of the things that we hate about our husband? You know that there are things that we’re going to hate. Can we specify that we’re going to need dinner cooked for us and on the table at 7pm nightly?
We are just not down for the robot. It would be like having a Tesla and we’re going to pass on that.
SOMETIMES PEOPLE FUCK AROUND AND FIND OUT
It’s a fact. People fuck around and they don’t want to find out, but sometimes you just gotta show them what’s up. We don’t know what the stranger said that made Saoirse get up on that table and slap a b**ch, but sometimes it’s just gonna happen. You’re gonna have to tell people to mind their place.
We all spend too much time in our lives trying to be who other people want us to be. We have to speak up and tell people – especially the people that we love – what we want and what we need. Nothing gets done if you don’t speak up.
And if people expect you to be quiet, fuck them.
Foe hits theaters October 6, 2023.