The toxic relationship aspect of the plot doesn’t feel right within the parameters of a modern feminist society.
A crowd-pleasing if ultimately dull bit of cinematic flattery directed towards the beloved feminist icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
This outrageous film is a frenzy of social satire that’s as disheveled as it is provocative, and it’s a strong, audacious effort from a fresh and progressive new voice in cinema.
If you’re looking for the usual fluffy crowd pleaser from Pixar, this isn’t it.
Wheatley does bring some heavy ammunition, but his film fails to measure up as either an action tour de force, genre thriller, or a commentary on gun culture.
Parker’s arrogant, smug direction and pretentious dialogue practically leaps off the screen and smacks you in the face. This isn’t a bad film; in fact, the first half is highly compelling and quite well done. Just brace yourself for the checklist of slavery film (and Oscar bait) cliches that are to follow.