Possession is nine-tenths cinematic law. The apex of great writing, pacing, acting, editing and cinematography, it masterfully creates such kinetic energy that you'll find yourself sweating every time the camera dollies across a doorway. Dare I say this film possesses you from its first frame? Absolutely.
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While it’s difficult to hate something as adorable as Okja, an over-grown pig that flings its turds like brown confetti, the film itself is the equivalent of badly editing together a Peta video with a live-action Disney movie. Yet, my real problem isn’t that this film blew all its time and energy animating a giant pig, but rather how underdeveloped/over-explanatory it is.
A great example of this being the first five minutes when corporate CEO Lucy Mirando (played by Tilda…