Self-absorption is director Janicza Bravo’s focus, though it’s a topic that’s less examined than indulged.
The opening pair of episodes, both directed by Lena Dunham, pointedly denies the titular foursome of much of anything resembling sympathy.
Oy vey. The film gives Jews an insufferable holiday family comedy to call their own.
The most striking reference point for David Gordon Green’s Undertow is Charles Laughton’s The Night of the Hunter.