THE MARSH KING’S DAUGHTER – Review by Valerie Kalfrin

For most of her adult life, Helena has felt cleaved in two, unsure of where she belongs. In one of the more powerful moments from The Marsh King’s Daughter, Daisy Ridley as Helena stands illuminated in headlights, detailing the homemade tattoos her father gave her as a child when they lived off the grid. He marked her first kill of a deer on her neck. Her first miss on her forearm. Dotted her cheeks to represent tears, so she’d never cry in front of him. Based on Karen Dionne’s best-selling book of the same name, the film The Marsh King’s Daughter feels unsure as well. It’s part psychological drama, part thriller, but not an effective whole.

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UNHINGED – Review by Liz Braun

Having Russell Crowe play the heavy in a violent cheesefest about road rage is a perfect fit. What he brings with him to the role of vengeful psycho are all those real-life public donnybrooks and temper tantrums; what a boon to the willing suspension of disbelief. But, Feel free to ignore the marketing malarkey about this being the right movie — it isn’t —and the right time — not on your life —to return to theatres.

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UNHINGED – Review by Susan Granger

The next time the traffic light turns green and the driver ahead of you doesn’t immediately move forward, think twice before angrily honking your horn. That’s the message of this cautionary road-rage rampage. The formulaically directed action-packed screenplay keeps a snarling, glowering Russell Crowe behind the wheel, pedal-to-the-metal most of the time.

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