Filled with thrills but ultimately disappointing
Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley and Delphine Chanéac
Directed by Vincenzo Natali

The buzz about "Splice" has been almost universally positive. Manohla Dargis of the New York Times described it as “a lot of unnerving fun,” and David Edelstein, on Fresh Air, lauded it as “a strange and wonderful brew!” I agree wholeheartedly with these assessments…but only as they apply to the first half of the film. Let me explain. The film starts out entirely in a good direction; we’re ... more >