This is hardly a one-note spinoff.
Articles by Scout Tafoya
The movie succeeds only when it’s plugging The Olive Garden and it’s half dozen other corporate tie-ins.
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The long-shelved film is full of stars but little self-awareness.
Issa López’s third directorial effort chills for its gripping realism.
Ari Aster’s 171 minute director’s cut winds up hurting the story.