The to-die-for cast can’t quite save this melodrama from its trite obviousness, in which rage and grief are matters of tasteful, upscale lifestyle. But they at least make it passingly watchable.
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Believes six impossible things — like implausible character motivations, or big emotions — because they’re in the script, without bothering to earn them.
A deliciously creepy haunted-house story. Oozes eldritch atmosphere yet plays with our genre expectations in ways that make it as funny as it is scary.
A cold, sterile film, bereft of the spirit and danger Gustave Flaubert’s groundbreaking novel demands.
Quite hilarious in a deeply disturbing way that you won’t want to look straight on at, lest it forever ruin you as a lover of movies.
LFF is a veritable orgy of cinema, and I love it. It’s exhausting, but I love it.
I want to live in this movie. I want to crawl inside it and curl up in its lap and stay there forever.
Romantic in the grandest sense, a visceral and hypnotic experience of idealistic aspirations set against the desolate beauty and danger of the Outback.