True History of the Kelly Gang is a stylish but pretentious take on Ned Kelly's personal story that turns Australian folklore into overwrought history.
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An emotionally numbing examination of British colonization, The Nightingale goes over the top with a fantastical revenge scenario.
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Accomplishment is bound to rescuing a princess, a dismally simplistic trope which crumbles Java Heat's specialties.
Flypaper's vision of reality doesn't align with ours, quickly establishing the colorful cast of oddballs and the potential for comedic ruckus.
Ledge plays smartly with its indie finances, keeping itself contained for the needs of the narrative.
... a sense of humor comes into play, breaking all of that tension down for what amounts to pure camp.
The style at work here is far too much fun to ignore, and with few exceptions, it's consistently the focus of the film.