‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ is Quietly Shocking (review)

The Murphys, father Steven (Colin Farrell), mother Anna (Nicole Kidman), and children Kim and Bob, are a typical upper-class family. Everything changes, however, when Steven befriends Martin (Barry Keoghan), a teenage boy whose father Steven couldn’t save on the operating table. Martin becomes obsessed with the family, which brings about horrifying results. Sacred Deer is loosely based on a GreekContinue reading “‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ is Quietly Shocking (review)”

The Stepford Wives (2004): Riddled with Plot Holes, but Still Pretty Socially Relevant (review)

Harried television executive Joanna (Nicole Kidman) moves to a Connecticut suburb with her husband Walter (Matthew Broderick) and their two children. Once there, she finds the women a little…strange. They’re happy, they love to cook and clean, and they’re just a little personality-deficient. When her new friends Roger (Roger Bart) and Bobbie (Bette Midler) surrenderContinue reading “The Stepford Wives (2004): Riddled with Plot Holes, but Still Pretty Socially Relevant (review)”