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Creepy Gothic horrors abound in surreal thriller ‘Men'

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

MOVIE REVIEW
‘MEN'
Rated R. At Landmark Kendall Square.
Grade B-
You are unlikely to find a ghastly Gothic freak-show more out there than Alex Garland's “Men,” a woman-on-her-own thriller, featuring Jessie Buckley as Harper, a young person whose arguably mentally ill and definitely abusive ex throws himself out of a window, making good on his threat of suicide in fraught opening scenes. Writer-director Garland lingers on the gruesome image of Harper finding her ex-husband's mutilated body torn on the spikes of an iron fence.
Harper Marlowe chats with a local in a pub in ‘Men.'
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