Brendan Fraser in brilliant comeback but “THE WHALE” was lost on us | FILM REVIEW

A reclusive English teacher tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter
Brendan Fraser, Sadie Sink and Ty Simpkins
Directed by Darren Aronofsky

Darren Aronofsky is a divisive filmmaker, his latest film, “The Whale,” will be a divisive film. Brendan Fraser stars as Charlie, an obese man (weighing close to 600 pounds) who is eating his way to an early grave. Charlie is a teacher who keeps his camera off for his online class, as he doesn’t want his students to see his girth. He lives alone and is mourning the death of his true love. ... more >