‘Assassination Nation’ Review: Feminist Thriller Calls Out America’s Sexual Hypocrisy​

In a time of #MeToo and endless sexual assault allegations, Assassination Nation is hands down the boldest and fearless film of 2018. It’s a film with a mission so ambitious that American audiences are not ready to watch. It’s a film so unapologetically direct and strikingly relevant that is sure to create controversy. Sam Levinson’s hypnotic political thriller will not be able to escape the inevitable Purge comparisons. But Assassination Nation is what The Purge tries to be and what it should strive to be.

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‘Raw’ Review: A Gory French Tale About Cannibalism And Female Sexuality

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Julia Ducournau directs a disturbingly delicious feminist cannibal indie film

Barfing, fainting and disgusting are probably the words that people used to describe Raw when it premiered at the Toronto Film Festival last year. Although some might say it is, for the most parts, it’s not the disgusting gore fest you might have heard of. Not to say that it isn’t all those things but this French horror film works on a much deeper level. Raw challenges society’s views of female sexuality and fills its story with rich symbolism all while eating raw flesh.

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