Favors intense emotional reactions over the subtleties that lead to said reactions; this makes for an incredibly cathartic experience. However, this leads to the implication that changing things is as simple as letting it all out; and however hard letting it all out may be it's not that simple. Really believe this was an issue in the cutting room, there's 30 more minutes of this that would have made me love it. As it stands I'm glad this exists but we're still waiting on the paramount work in regards to a timely study about the complexities of masculinity.
Chilling, heart wrenching, and for the last 30 minutes downright horrifying. The Fly is a thriller/horror/sci-fi masterpiece.
Everything works. The performances fit perfectly with the script, the special effects are vomit inducing, and it never feels weighed down due to it's short 90 minute runtime.
I made the mistake of grabbing a snack around the 50 minute mark. Not a smart idea. Don't do it.