Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children's set pieces exude an alternately frightful and comic tenor that rarely feels off-balance.
American Honey offers a patchwork dystopia of white poverty whose facets are difficult both to deny and to prove exist precisely as depicted.
The Magnificent Seven never surrenders to the abandon of its action, and as such never feels like it shifts out of first gear.
Joe Swanberg's Easy is about sex, even and especially on the rare occasion when it doesn't appear to be.
One may be excused for thinking The Exorcist is also in part an adaptation of The Thorn Birds.