U.S. Home Release Date: 2020-12-08
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Violence, Explicit Sexual Content, Nudity, Profanity)
Genre: Horror/Science Fiction
Director: Brandon Cronenberg
Cast: Andrea Riseborough, Christopher Abbott, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sean Bean, Tuppence Middleton, Tiio Horn, Rossif Sutherland
As science fiction, it's a little disappointing but as horror, it’s a rousing success – a shocking and disturbing gem.
Still, there’s the “charming” factor, and it’s hard to deny. Chalk it up to star power, which Millie Bobby Brown has.
Could be loosely described as a coming-of-age story for a thirtysomething woman who exists in a state of extreme arrested development.
U.S. Release Date: 2020-09-16
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Director: Antonio Campos
Cast: Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson, Sebastian Stan, Bill Skarsgard, Haley Bennett, Riley Keough, Jason Clarke, Harry Melling, Mia Wasikowska, Eliza Scanlen
Engrossing but conventional – a well-told story whose evocative setting and vivid performances combine to produce a grim and lurid tableau.
Too little about the film feels like real life and who wants a fantasy film that’s such a relentless downer?
The film suffers from an overly-familiar narrative – other films have told with greater power similar stories of lost, self-destructive souls.
U.S. Home Release Date: 2020-11-03
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Sexual Content, Profanity)
Director: Gerard Bush & Christopher Renz
Cast: Janelle Monae, Eric Lange, Jena Malone, Jack Huston, Kiersey Clemons, Gabourey Sidibe, Marque Richardson, Tongayi Chirisa, Lily Cowles
"Twilight Zone" elements aside, the movie never loses sight of its twin objectives: maintain suspense and emphasize a message about the enduring, pernicious power of racism.
Geraldine Viswanathan is the reason to see this by-the-numbers rom-com.
Kaufman once again reminds us that, without someone to shape the writer’s constructs, we’re destined to become stuck in a frustrating morass of eccentricity and self-indulgence.
Works as a blend of old-fashioned melodrama and subtle satire, with a dash of director Luis Bunuel’s well-known foot fetishism added for flavor.