Going by social media reviews and hype, it seemed like director and writer John Patrick Shanley’s latest film was a perfect runner-up to a crazy it’s-so-bad-it’s-good hit like the notorious Cats. If you hear a flick is bad enough you got to check it out for yourself – almost as a litmus test of how much pain you can put yourself through. While Wild Mountain Thyme doesn't feature floating-heads-on-cat-bodies, it does get a Serenity for sheer wonkiness.
Out in the Irish countryside, Rosemary Muldoon (Emily Blunt) has had the hots
for her next door neighbor Anthony Reilly (Jamie Dornan) since they were kids.
The problem is he’s never made a move. His lack of romantic interests is so
disheartening his father Tony Reilly (Christopher Walken) threatens to sell
their farm to an American nephew (Jon Hamm) instead of his own son.
This review contains spoilers…