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Nocturnal Animals review without spoilers - GhyFilmSociety

Violence: 80%

Nudity showcased? : Yes

Intercourse Showcased? : No

Abusive Language: 40%

Family/Adult: Adult

Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Crime


"Enjoy the absurdity of our world. It's a lot less painful. Believe me, our world is a lot less painful than the real world." -Nocturnal Animals (2016)

Based on a novel by Austin Wright, Nocturnal Animals is a dark and story-into-a-story thriller by Tom Ford. Amy Adams yet again proves why she's one of the most versatile actresses with a terrific performance. Also, we cannot rule out Jake Gyllenhaal's acting which made this movie more lively and gripping. There is a number of smaller but important characters like Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, Armie Hammer, Michael Sheen, Laura Linney without which this movie wouldn't be perfect. The cinematography is also spot on! This movie is a masterpiece of sophisticated storytelling, that also carries a deep message. Kudos! for attention to minute details.

My final verdict: People giving bad reviews to this movie don't understand a masterpiece. This is a must-watch movie.

My overall score: 8.4⭐/10

Rotten Tomatoes: 74% Available on: Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max


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