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This may be the worst major animated film Disney has released in the past 40 years and its lack of creative energy doesn’t augur well for the immediate future.
U.S. Release Date: 2023-11-17
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Gore, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Director: Eli Roth
Cast: Patrick Dempsey, Karen Cliche, Gabriel Davenport, Tomaso Sanelli, Jalen Thomas Brooks, Milo Manheim, Gina Gershon, Rick Hoffman, Addison Rae, Nell Verlaque, Ty Olsson
It will fill the bellies of those yearning for inventive killings and a menu of viscera.
If someone was going to make a "Hunger Games" prequel, this is about the best one might hope for.
Highlights the ability of director Todd Haynes to explore complex and dysfunctional human relationships with insight and intelligence.
Engages in a typically perverse David Fincher fashion, exerting its pull as much by the development of the plot as by the magnetic presence of Michael Fassbender.
Instead of offering engaging storytelling, it give us flashes, bangs, bad dialogue, and a mountain of fakery.