KILL (Sydney FF 2024) – Review by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas

The film issues a kind of acrobatic masculinity that would make Burt Lancaster blush, all shot through a bloody lens that would make Peckinpah proud. The film is all about testosterone, as competing forces of good men and bad men duke it out so if a nuanced take on gender politics is what you are after, perhaps look elsewhere. But this film makes no apologies for what it is: a straight-up action film onslaught which promises you a vast, impressive spectrum of the ways that bones can be broken, bodies can snap, and bad guys put in their place.

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