A stagey, small-screen serial drama that’s been slapped in movie theaters to appease the most faithful of its fans, yet generic enough for the uninitiated to follow along.
Thoughtful viewers looking for a mature, refined drama will want to seek out “The Goldfinch.”
In terms of shocking violence, there is still plenty to satisfy fans of gore. Sadly, though, there isn’t much else here to appreciate.
Just because a movie is female-centric and features a diverse cast doesn’t make it a masterpiece, but “Hustlers” is a pretty damn good feminist-angled critique of American capitalism.
Highly intelligent and melancholy science fiction that will leave a lasting impression on those who can appreciate its sadness and beauty.
It’s horrifying in a way, because you have to keep guessing if Luce is a saint or a monster — and you will likely be wrong.