Effective and affecting while being careful to avoid overdosing its audience on material that some might deem too shocking or upsetting.
Bleak and gripping, "Galveston" offers a compelling experience for those who don’t demand pure escapism and are willing to sample the darker side of cinema.
U.S. Release Date: 2018-02-23
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Violence)
Director: John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
Cast: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler, Sharon Horgan, Billy Magnussen, Lamorne Morris, Kylie Bunbury, Jesse Plemons, Danny Huston
Canny enough to go full-throttle with the absurd and not bother trying to do much with its meager dramatic and/or sentimental elements.