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REVIEW ROUND-UP: POOR THINGS & THE DISAPPEARANCE OF SHERE HITE

This week’s titles at the Irish Film Institute from Friday, 12th January 2024 include Poor Things and The Disappearance of Shere Hite. Read on for a selection of reviews or pop in to make up your own mind!

POOR THINGS

“A feast of cinematic excess” 5/5The Irish Times 

“A bold modern masterpiece” 5/5 – RTÉ 

“Like nothing you’ve ever seen before” 5/5 – Independent.ie 

“Stone gives a hilarious, beyond-next-level performance” 5/5 – The Guardian 

“The best movie of the year” 4/4 – RogerEbert.com 

THE DISAPPEARANCE OF SHERE HITE

“Feels like an epitaph and a reclamation of [Hite’s] legacy.” 4/4 – RogerEbert.com 

“Revelatory, Outstanding” Critic’s Pick – Variety 

“Fascinating portrait of the woman who lifted the lid on sex” 4/5 – The Guardian 

“A fascinating and ultimately alarming documentary” 4/5 – Financial Times 


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