A Cannes Film Festival film has scored a rare 98 on review aggregator Metacritic, and it’s not Martin Scorsese. Killers of the Flower Moon. This year’s Cannes Film Festival saw the premiere of several sensational films, including Johnny Depp’s The Comeback. Jean du BarryNatalie Portman/Julian Moore drama May December and even highly anticipated Indiana Jones and Destiny. But no film has made a splash like Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower MoonWestern drama based on facts about the serial killings of wealthy members of the Osage Nation in the 1920s.
But as noisy Killers of the Flower Moon may be, one Cannes film has surpassed it by scoring a unique 98 on the review aggregator Metacritic. This is a movie Zone of interestlatest feature film from Under the skin directed by Jonathan Glazer. Based on a novel by the late Martin Amis, the film takes place in the shadow of Auschwitz and follows a commandant and his wife as they build a life with their family in a house next to the camp.
Why the zone of interest is becoming so much critical noise
Any film outside of Auschwitz from the point of view of a Nazi camp commandant will attract a lot of attention. add noise to Zone of interest Its director, Glazer, is a critical darling, and his previous three films have been highly entertaining and challenging endeavors.
Originally a music video director, Glazer made his feature film debut in the 2000s. Sexy animal, a crime film featuring Ben Kingsley in a tour-de-force performance as a fearsome gangster. Later, Glazer followed up this successful debut in 2004 Birth, a thought-provoking drama about a woman (Nicole Kidman) who believes her dead husband has been reincarnated as her ten-year-old son. Glazer then waited almost a decade for release Under the skinA strange, experimental sci-fi film starring Scarlett Johansson as an alien, a man disguises as a woman and preys on men in Scotland.
Glazer’s sporadic output means that every new film he releases has to be a big hit in the indie film world, and Zone of interest hits harder than most, given the incredibly difficult and provocative subject matter. It wouldn’t be surprising to see Glazer’s film after both came out of Cannes with a bang. Scorsese Killers of the Flower Moon squaring off comes awards season again. For now, Zone of interest At least among the critics who traveled to Cannes, Scorsese’s opus seems to have the upper hand.