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Ben Affleck – The real lesson of Ana de Armas’ sex thriller.

Maybe you have a pair of friends like Melinda and Vic. Him: Moody, possessive, bad attitude. She: elated, resentful, and bad attitude. You have a big party on the balcony of the Belle Epoque Manse and people are having a good time, drinking joules, dancing to an R&B band playing by the pool, and then all of a sudden, boom: They are fighting. One of them was flirting, the other was sulking, and she was touching someone on the dance floor.when you were able Pulling him aside for the conversation, he flexed his muscles and said he didn’t care at all, it wasn’t a big deal. Meanwhile, she’s drinking her third martini and dancing on the piano.

Hulu may be marketing deep water An erotic thriller starring former celebrity couple Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas. But any member of the Big Friends group will recognize the film’s true theme: a cautionary tale about a group of married friends being driven mad by a couple who can.no Stop its drama.

deep water Focus on a vibrant group of New Orleans parents who seem to throw lavish evenings, garden picnics and pool parties every other weekend. But at every party, those poor friends have to deal with Vic (Affleck) and Melinda (De Armas). The first time we meet all these wonderful people at a party like this, Mary (Devin A. Taylor) tells a withdrawn Vic, “Some of us are worried” Melinda is blond in their midst , The Bachelor’s Way. “I just don’t want you to look stupid here,” she said. Their conversation is interrupted by Melinda taking the piano and leading a song “Via Con Me”. She looked so happy there and was the center of attention! Later at the same party, Vic threatened the idiot, and the news quickly spread to the entire circle of friends. A perfect cocktail party has once again turned into a Vic and Melinda show.

Two men are sitting at a lunch table, one of them is talking and gesturing with his hands.
Jonas (Dash Mihok) and Grant (Lil Rel Howery) try to reason with Vic.
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Vic’s friends ate at lunch the next day. “As someone who loves and respects you, you have to control Melinda, man,” Grant (Lil Rel Howery) said. “The fact that she enjoys showing off all these relationships around us sucks.” Yes, Grant expressed his concerns about the friend’s marriage. But at the same time, he also expressed the desperation of every friend who saw the whole circle of friends being hijacked by a pair of drama queens. It’s too bad you two think you’re the protagonistsGrant said. Stop making us little characters in your Adrian Lane movie.

Sadly, Vic and Melinda couldn’t stop. Soon, at another classy party, Melinda introduces her entire circle of friends to her newest Lando, a handsome musician, and urges him to tickle her piano ivory as well as tickle her. itch. Meanwhile, Vic lurks nearby, a sickly cuckold, watching from a distance Melinda flirting with the pianist, frolicking around the pool, and more. Late that night, Grant and his friends gathered in the kitchen to smoke weed and eat cookies. It’s a wonderful moment of family, friends having a great time together, so of course Melinda and Vic have to interrupt it. Oh no, the pianist was lying face down in the pool and, surprisingly, Melinda was yelling at Vic. Even this poor guy drowning is somehow all about Vic and Melinda! so tired.

Eventually, one of those friends, a writer named Don (Tracy Letts), is frankly obsessed with Vic and Melinda. It’s sad to see his wife (Kristen Connolly) try to reason with him. “Are you crazy?” When Vic confronts Don in front of their children, she asks Don to hire a private detective to track Vic. “What the fuck are you thinking, Don?” But it wasn’t Don’s fault. When a couple runs out of oxygen in a group of friends, it’s no wonder everyone else gets dizzy! I don’t want to spoil the movie, but accidents can happen when friends get too caught up in the couple’s shenanigans.

In a way, the confusion about Vic and Melinda in Moments mirrors society’s general confusion about celebrities. If you’ve ever been to a party where a celebrity popped in, you’ve experienced everyone’s attention turning their way like they’re a magnet and you’re all just shivering in the realm of iron filing men in the hall of fame.and celebrities couple, especially those including Ben Affleck, were so relentless the object of attention that Affleck and de Armas Deep inside their own celebrity couple, one might think the couple — who only long to be talked about about their overwhelmed friends — are compassionate and funny. But they are not. They are a complete nightmare.

so when you look at deep water, you can certainly enjoy psychodrama or grudge sex. But I also want you to think hard about your own circle of friends, and your and your partner’s place in it. Will you throw a party for you? Are you drinking too much, arguing in public, making vague threats, and disrupting social order? Are you sleeping around, or are you lovingly nurturing exotic snails in a damp garage? You could be that somewhat redundant couple, and you’ll tear apart your circle of friends — with fatal consequences.

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