As the lead character says, “Life is brutal.” And so is this film.
A cryptic and surreal slog.
Nine Days’ problems can be held in tension with its purpose.
Jolt is frustrating in that it doesn’t give its audience much to root for.
Much like the man himself, Joe Bell has a good heart but struggles to show it.
Between the foul language, terrifying images and bodies being torn apart, it feels like Spiral deserves an NC-17 rating.
The most disturbing element here is the demonic activity that seeps into nearly every minute of this unnecessarily long movie.
There’s a lot about our heroine worth commending—just as there’s a lot about her, and the film itself, that isn’t.
Summertime tries to offer a glimmer of hope to characters who are hurting and confused.
A dribbling smorgasbord of gore, exposed teen flesh and enough nasty profanity to make a curse-casting witch feel outclassed.