CAT PERSON – Review by MaryAnn Johanson

The same power of untold ordinariness that fueled Kristen Roupenian’s short story fuels this new film adaptation. Here are bald, almost too-obvious truths about how women navigate romantic and sexual relationships with men: with great trepidation and with full awareness of the immense danger we are putting ourselves in… dangers that aren’t always physical but far more frequently of the soul-crushingly existential variety.

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BODIES, BODIES, BODIES – Review by Susan Granger

Here’s the set-up: five longtime friends and their respective companions gather at a remote vacation house on the eve of a predicted hurricane. They decide to play an improv game in which players ‘kill’ someone by touching them. Whomever discovers the ‘murder’ yells: “Bodies, Bodies, Bodies” – and everyone has to figure out who the ‘killer’ is. The chaotic shrieks and scares are supposed to be great fun until – one after another – various participants are brutally slaughtered. Whodunit? Who cares?

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