Dialogue and immersive visuals deserve our attention despite monotone elements.
Body slams every ounce of morality that tries to bloom in its space.
Delivers a unique experience in some otherworldly place borne of imagination.
The ingredients for a first-rate experience are all here until the story unfolds.
It’s equal parts fervently funny, grossly graphic and utterly absurd.
The entire film feels like it’s stuck in a post-coital coma.
Edgy with a rough-hewn style and the grace of a gorilla ordering a pale Pouilly-Fuissé.
A drawn-out reminder of “the grass is always greener” syndrome.
Feels as if del Toro borrowed and updated a campy 1950s sci-fi thriller.
A captivating, unrelenting tale that takes no prisoners.