The film leaves the viewer with the impression of a man trying to beat the entropic decay that surrounds him to the punch.
This period drama manages the difficult task of speaking to our current moment without being didactic or preachy.
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The film is too narrow-minded to explore the notion that a saint-like man may want to satisfy his normal carnal desires.
The film comes to feel like a parody of a possession flick rather than a straightforward replication of the genre’s tropes.
It’s at a certain point toward the finale that this Scream becomes almost as drearily repetitious as the reboot culture that it skewers.
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Belle shows an impressive generosity of spirit toward the modern teenage experience.
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The film treats its premise as the backdrop for a trite celebration of empowerment and teamwork among professional women.
Renata Pinheiro’s film boasts the pleasures of shlock while sacrificing none of its philosophical rigor.
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