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Posts tagged as “Movie Review”

A Gore-Soaked Spectacle of Depravity and Pain

You can practically smell the director of ‘Asphalt City’ chain-smoking behind the camera, muttering about spitting in the face of humanity.

Did We Really Need Kaiju to Get All Cute?

Adam Wingard’s ‘Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire’ doesn’t deliver the giant-monster goods, but it does make its creatures disconcertingly adorable.

The Best and Bleakest Comedy of the Year So Far

Radu Jude’s ‘Do Not Expect Too Much From the End of the World’ is the best and bleakest comedy of the year so far. It acknowledges the horror of modern existence, and suggests the only reasonable response is to laugh.

Lisa Frankenstein Is Strictly a Mall-Goth Affair

‘Lisa Frankenstein,’ written by Diablo Cody and directed by Zelda Williams, turns out to be a disappointingly flimsy horror comedy about a teen loner (Kathryn Newton) and her undead companion (Cole Sprouse).

We Don’t Know Anything

Justine Triet’s ‘Anatomy of a Fall,’ now on Hulu, taps into a contemporary feeling that our perceptions of reality take precedence over reality itself.

Cat Person Is Cringe Horror

The film adaptation of a famous New Yorker short story is appropriately grimace-inducing, but it can’t help overexplaining its terror.