"While it’s hard to gather any concrete meaning (or narrative) from the film, it’s gloriously satisfying to watch corrupt cops get their dues. In a decrepit abandoned police station, no less. A villager leading the troupe to their death actually yells “Fuck the police'." Zoe Kilbourn reviews.
"I do think this film is very much worth seeing, if just to see Whitman dispel myths of Austen as “fuddy duddy bullshit” (quote attributed to a woman on Facebook)." Pema Monaghan reviews Love & Friendship.
New Yorker film critic Pauline Kael "wants you to unashamedly enjoy blood-spilling, cum-spraying, unapologetic trash," insists Ryan Suckling. "Not some dull, obscurely philosophical art film at Luna on SX."
"Directed by perhaps the leading exponent of the boutique family drama, Hirokazu Kore-eda’s work reappropriates Akimi Yoshida’s manga series to present a fresh take on the complexities of sisterhood." Brayden Keizer reviews.
Make no mistake, 'Rams' is no blockbuster, and if you are looking for an action packed movie you’d better look elsewhere. This is, instead, a quiet film, with little dialogue, that celebrates little gestures. Patrick Bendall reviews.