In Fabric
First screened in September 2018
Director: Peter Strickland. Cast: Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Jaygann Ayeh, Gwendoline Christie, Leo Bill, Hayley Squires, Julian Barratt, Steve Oram, Richard Bremmer, Susanna Capellaro, Fatma Mohamed, Caroline Catz, Pano Masti, Antonio Mancino. Screenplay: Peter Strickland.

Twitter Capsule: Strickland has such good sonic and optical tricks up his demon-sleeve but puts them to arbitrary and mostly asinine use.

Second Capsule: Michael: "Pre-POS-terous! Does he hate women??" Nina: "I was so BORED!" Heidi: "Auf Wiedersehen..." Santino: "I dug it?" Nina: [Eyeroll]

VOR:   I get that nobody else makes movies like this, but there's a reason for that. Even its most audacious conceits tend to get clumsily handled.

Photo © 2018 Rook Films, Ltd./BBC Films/BFI/Headgear Films, © 2019 A24

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C–

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