Kuso
Kuso (2017)

Broadcasting through a makeshift network of discarded televisions, this story is tangled up in the aftermath of Los Angeles's worst earthquake nightmare. Travel between screens and aftershocks into the twisted lives of the survived.

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Horror
Release Date: July 21, 2017
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Critic Score: 41% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

Even those with a strong tolerance for monster-movie gore are far from guaranteed to accept its warm, clumpy bath of repugnant ickiness.

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April Wolfe
L.A. Weekly

So thoroughly conceived that it demands appreciation if not quite love, Kuso offers gross-out Afro-future horror for the dank-memes generation.

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Jon Winkler
The Young Folks

... an attempt to be so against the norm that he [Ellison] forgot it also needed to be about anything at all.

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Simon Abrams
RogerEbert.com

Kuso may often feel unproductively loud, and monotonous, but it is a head-scratcher worth contending with.

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Dennis Harvey
Variety

[An] insufferable mishmash of interwoven segments - aimless in themselves, even more so as a whole - almost entirely concerned with bodily functions and bodily fluids.

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Zach Budgor
Paste Magazine

Its episodic structure is closer to the rat-a-tat gross-out of an ABCs of Death movie than the sustained debasement of Pier Paolo Pasolini's 1975 SalÚ or its many children.

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Noel Murray
Los Angeles Times

Every densely layered image of oozing pus and gassy orifices is as imaginatively rendered as it is disgusting.

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Zachary Doiron
Film Inquiry

Kuso has nothing to offer for cinephiles or indie lovers. It's over the top revolting and extremely fetishized with no story or interesting characters to back it up.

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Anton Bitel
VODzilla.co

Each episode is very different, but they are all unified by a thematic focus on graphic sex, arseholes (both kinds!), bugs, Cronenbergian metamorphoses, and elements of self-reflexive metacinema.

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