Jesse Eisenberg plays a mild-mannered office drone who gets beaten up by a motorcycle gang and starts taking karate classes to protect himself, only to wind up in a cult-like community of macho monstrousness in "The Art of Self-Defense." Alessandro Nivola and Imogen Poots co-star in the new dark comedy from writer/director Riley Stearns.
In his review of "The Art of Self-Defense" at The Wrap, William Bibbiani calls the film "fiercely satisfying" and "one of this year's best," and praises Stearns' intelligent re-imagining of the toxic masculinity narrative popularized by "Fight Club."
Read: William Bibbiani Reviews "The Art of Self-Defense" at The Wrap
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