Colossal (2017)

Gloria is an out-of-work party girl who, after getting kicked out of her apartment by her boyfriend, is forced to leave her life in New York and move back to her hometown. When news reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul,… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 7, 2017
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Critic Score: 81% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Colossal's singular strangeness can be disorienting, but viewers who hang on may find that its genre-defying execution -- and Anne Hathaway's performance -- is well worth the ride.

Nick Allen

Colossal is one of those movies with the amount of creativity that some directors never produce in their whole lives.

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Dennis Harvey

"Colossal" takes diminishing advantage of an amusing premise, one that seems made for satirical treatment yet is executed with an increasingly awkward semi-seriousness the characters aren't depthed (or likable) enough to ballast.

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Kristy Puchko

Colossal is a film so strange it's very existence seems a miracle.

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April Wolfe
L.A. Weekly

I have not felt this kind of catharsis while watching a film in a long time.

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Eric Kohn

The movie presents its plot like a ridiculous gamble, and keeps pulling it off, somehow managing to justify its existence.

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Sophia Watson
FILMINK (Australia)

big, loud and dumb in the most endearing sense.

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Alison Willmore
BuzzFeed News

A surprisingly deft story about a particular type of toxic masculinity that has everything to do with wanting to loom large over another person, to keep them cowering in your shadow.

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Tom Huddleston
Time Out

Determinedly bizarre, psychologically inquisitive and in the end rather wonderful.

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Marc Walkow
Film Comment Magazine

It's a wonderful twist on the genre, and a surprisingly touching take on female self-empowerment and overcoming one's worst addictions.

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