Why it got 3.5 stars:
- The Nightingale is an extremely tough sit. While I’m not wholly convinced that some of the brutality of it isn’t in service of making a good revenge yarn, it does make its audience confront issues of racism, misogyny, and violence in our society.
Things I forgot to mention in my review, because, well, I'm the Forgetful Film Critic:
- To express just how graphic this film is, if you’ve seen The Revenant, you will…