For all its strengths, Smile does Dr. Cotter dirty. Worse, it made me feel culpable in her abuse.
Janney is particularly strong, and while I won’t say I needed to see her channeling her inner Liam Neeson, now that I’ve done so, I’m quite glad this bit of absurd strangeness has miraculously happened.
Pearl is a gift.
Barbarian is a leap of faith. It lets the viewer in slowly, before trapping them in a damp and dingy bunker of exploitive fright that’s almost impossible to escape.
The worst thing I can think to say about any killer shark movie is that it has no personality, but that’s the situation here, Maneater a flesh-eating nightmare of aquatic monotony.
The basics are simple and straightforward, making Beast something of an “animals attack” throwback that goes right for the jugular, with enthusiastic ruthlessness.
I’m still trying to wrap my head around the fact that Orphan: First Kill, a prequel to 2009’s Orphan, actually exists.
Prey is going to go down as one of 2022’s most entertaining motion pictures.
I’ve seen a lot of bad movies in 2022. I have not watched any that made me so angry I wanted to start throwing things at the screen. Until now.