'Everything Everywhere' overwhelms with possibilities
Wonderfully ridiculous and life-affirming
April 21, 2022
"Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" premieres May 6, but in spite of how much I'm a fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and of director Sam Raimi in particular, I'm sure that film has already been outshined by A24's "Everything Everywhere All at Once," a multiversal sci-fi action comedy martial-arts slice-of-life indie-film drama co-produced by the same Russo brothers who directed some of the biggest big-screen hits of the MCU, plus some of the funniest episodes of "Community."
It's about a struggling first-generation Chinese-American family that runs a barely solvent laundromat...