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Deadly serious in execution, one can’t excuse the slight plot as B-schlock meant to be laughed at.
'Valley of the Dolls' may be reduced to “trashiness,” but we’d be denying its skill and sensitivity - and perhaps the value of trash.
Overall, 'Bombshell' is a conventional doc with a misguided thesis, saved by Lamarr’s exceptional life.
The ending to 'Gerald's Game' undercuts its original perspective, diminishing its potential for a deepened look at trauma.
A self-indulgent work, seemingly more about the director's own conflict over what turns him on than anything else, 'Indivisibili' has very little to offer.
'Vampire Clay' is an enjoyable B-level horror film, but somewhat lacking in originality.
'Let the Corpses Tan' is perhaps too high-powered, running its perfected aesthetics into the ground.
'Caniba' has little to offer beyond shock value.
Spot-on aesthetics and atmosphere lack the strength to save 'The Crescent' from its meager plot and weak characters.