Colossal is Nacho Vigalondo’s meditation on addiction and failure. It stars Anne Hathaway as Gloria, a Manhattan party girl who moves back to her parents’ house (literally just the house – her parents aren’t even there) after a break-up. In the small town where she grew up, she reconnects with her childhood friend Oscar (Jason Sudeikis), who gets her a job in the bar he inherited from his father.
Also, half a world away in Korea, a giant monster appears. What does this half to do with our alcoholism drama? Turns out the kaiju is a manifestation of Gloria.