XX (Film Review)

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15 – 80mins – 2017


 

GORE POWER

A horror anthology comprising four grisly vignettes directed by female filmmakers, XX is commendable for none of the quadruple strands overtly capitalising on the USP with dominant feminist themes. These are simply isolated genre tales which just so happen to have women at the helm. Even Sofia Carrillo’s kooky stop-motion animated wrap around featuring a walking dollhouse resuscitating a clockwork girl has no correlations to the embedded stories, simply establishing an eerie, off-kilter aura.

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Bad Moms (Cinema Review)

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15 – 101mins – 2016


 

MOTHER’S PRIDE

Mila Kunis transforms from Black Swan to black sheep as the pressures of juggling work and domestic life causes her to go cray-cray at the P.T.A, kicking out her insufferable bum of a husband (David Walton) and failing to kowtow to the playground’s in-crowd – lead by queen bee Christina Applegate – any longer.

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