Censor (2021)
October 18, 2021 5:05 AM - Subscribe

Film censor Enid takes pride in her meticulous work, guarding unsuspecting audiences from the deleterious effects of watching the gore-filled decapitations and eye gougings she pores over. Her sense of duty to protect is amplified by guilt over her [redacted]
posted by kittens for breakfast (7 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
 
Now streaming on Hulu.
posted by kittens for breakfast at 5:06 AM on October 18 [1 favorite]


This was so good and so trippy. I really liked it. They nailed the time period.
posted by Kitteh at 7:50 AM on October 18 [2 favorites]


I may be going out on a limb here, but I feel like many of the horror films I've seen directed by women this year -- Saint Maud, Promising Young Woman, The Stylist, Censor -- are about hyper-competent women who are gaslit into insanity. It's almost as if -- but no, no, no, that can't be it.
posted by kittens for breakfast at 5:26 PM on October 18 [6 favorites]


I liked this one, though it starts to get a little predictable and I wish it had gone more weird.

Niahm Algar has a powerful face.
posted by fleacircus at 7:46 AM on October 20


If anything, I think I would have liked it more if it (or at least Enid) had gotten less weird. I think the first half is much stronger than the second; I would have loved it if it had continued down a more weird procedural track, but maybe that's just me. On the whole, though, I think it's a good film; style for days.
posted by kittens for breakfast at 9:41 AM on October 20


I think we actually agree lol.
posted by fleacircus at 4:19 PM on October 20 [1 favorite]


Half In The Bag review
posted by Kosmob0t at 1:07 AM on October 21


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