The muddling of historical fiction with the Grand Guignol is an uneven mix that never fully gels.
The movie works as a tightly-plotted excursion into the terror that evolves when circumstances prod normal people to commit ugly acts.
With a svelte running time of about 70 minutes, "The Party" doesn’t overstay its welcome.
The allegorical central subject matter encompasses themes of guilt and cultural repression.
The movie touches on issues of duality and psychology but often uses shock tactics to shake things up.
A forgettable merging of a fish-out-of-water story with a cross-cultural romance, this musical lacks personality.
With doses of magic realism icing a cake assembled using layers of Jungian psychology and quantum mechanics, the movie goes in ambitious and unconventional directions.
There are moments of pathos and deft comedy but, overall, "Before We Vanish" is overlong, poorly paced, and scattershot.
The movie will enthrall children while providing enough sophisticated tidbits to keep adults engaged.
Shows how the most devastating damage caused by terrorists sometimes isn’t to those who die; it’s to those who remain alive.