Swiss Army Man is the Sundance movie where Harry Potter’s corpse has gas

Tonight I watched Paul Dano ride Daniel Radcliffe across the ocean like a jet ski, propelled solely by the power of Radcliffe’s farts.

That’s not a sentence I anticipated writing during our Sundance coverage this year, but I guess I didn’t realize what was in store when I walked into Swiss Army Man, the debut feature from writer-directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert. Over the past five years, the duo — known collectively just as “Daniels” — have established themselves as music video wunderkinds, turning out clips for everyone from Chromeo to Passion Pit. (The incredibly insane video for DJ Snake and Lil’ Jon’s “Turn Down For What”? That was them.) Swiss Army Man, however, is something altogether different, merging impeccable…

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