A Micro-review of POOR THINGS

POOR THINGS. 10 minutes in, I thought, “A tiresome over-arty obliqueness imitating David Lynch, & trying to fuse Frankenstein, The Miracle Worker & Dr Moreau.” But then it soon came together–& it triumphed. A steampunk-surrealist coming of age story from a hilarious perspective. Gorgeous. Brilliant acting, sets that would have made Fellini jealous.

Emma Stone, Mark Ruffalo, Willem Dafoe.

The trailer: