As a piece of craft, this is a smack in the face to Hollywood’s bloated blockbusters. As a piece of pulp, it brings a sharp, smart feminist twist to familiar tropes of cinematic paranoia.
I’m on a short break in Berlin to recover from the marathon of London Film Festival. Here’s a taste of movie Berlin.
I’m not the only person who’s noticed.
Fun enough and diverting enough while you’re in the middle of it, but hints of something much richer and more satisfying dangle just out of its reach.