Wednesday, May 22, 2019

William Bibbiani Reviews 'Brightburn'

What if Superman was a homicidal sociopath? That's the premise of "Brightburn," a new horror-thriller about a midwest couple who find an alien child in the woods and raise it to adolescence, when his powers kick in and give him all the opportunity he needs to do unspeakable things. Elizabeth Banks, David Denman and Jackson A. Dunn star in a film directed by David Yarovesky.

In his review of "Brightburn" at Bloody Digusting, William Bibbiani says the film "walks a fine line between wry pop culture commentary and genuine terror," but the refusal to take a thematic stance leaves the story open to some potentially ugly interpretations.

Read: William Bibbiani Reviews "Brightburn" at Bloody Disgusting!

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