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And then the whole opening – the French kiss – is a tribute to a shot like that in the movie Kids, which is about youth culture in a very different way. Bodies Bodies Bodies was the subject of controversy online following a review published in The New York Times by Lena Wilson that criticized the film's sexuality. In many ways it’s very generic, and does occasionally descend into a flurry of online buzzwords, but the performances are memorable and the film does a good job of mocking the very generation it’s representing, and the perpetually online culture they’ve found themselves wrapped up in.

In director Halina Reijn’s twisted satire Bodies Bodies Bodies, none of the characters are particularly likeable or sympathetic. Things take a turn for the worse when real bodies start turning up, setting off a paranoid and dangerous chain of events. Sarah DeLappe’s screenplay sees them verbally tearing chunks out of each other by digging up the past, pulling skeletons out of closets and using phrases du jour like “trigger me”, “gaslighting” and “toxic”.Maria Bakalova on A24's 'Bodies Bodies Bodies' and Scoring Her 'Women Do Cry' Role Through a Blind Audition". Amandla Stenberg Defends Messaging 'Bodies Bodies Bodies' Critic: 'I'm Tired of People Talking About My Chest' ".

Pace and Davidson are the standout performances of this slasher, with Pace stealing scenes with his simple and fun-loving demeanor, while Davidson seems to be poking fun at his own image by playing an unassuming guy aspiring to Don Juan status. As a whodunnit, it will certainly keep viewers guessing – and perhaps even questioning where the boundaries of the slasher lie – but it also entertainingly skewers these Zoomers’ disconnection from both truth and reality itself.A group of affluent 20-somethings ( Amandla Stenberg, Maria Bakalova, Rachel Sennott, Chase Sui Wonders, Pete Davidson, Myha’la Herrold) plan a hurricane party at a remote family mansion; however, the isolation and smothering atmosphere cause fissures within the group and tensions quickly reach boiling point.

For the seven housemates decide to play ‘Bodies bodies bodies’, a variant on ‘Murder in the dark’ that always brings tensions and trust issues bubbling to the surface – but as a hurricane raging outside brings the lights and Wi-Fi down, and as one of their number turns up very literally dead with a bloody slash to the throat, the rest find this game brought to life, with a killer – or killers – in their midst, treachery at every turn, and the cadavers quickly piling high. Wes Craven’s Scream (1995), for example, examined a video generation of teens reared on endless rewatches of Halloween who are self-consciously savvy about the rules of the genre being reinvented around them; it helped set the postmodern tone for the next lustrum of horror.They’re gonna be obsessed with you,” Sophie assures Bee, who is being granted entry to this privileged inner circle for the first time.

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