You remember that kid in school, or maybe at work, who always thought he was smarter than everybody else – when in fact he was a grade-A dumb-shit with a big mouth and lot of swagger? That’s A Cure For Wellness – easily a contender for the worst film of the year – and it's only March.
It’s been seven years since hurricane Katrina devastated Louisiana, turning New Orleans into a muddy disaster area. Right now, as hurricane Isaac passes directly over the southern American states, punishing the coastline with surging tidal waters and pounding winds, it adds a surreal element of prescience to director Benh Zeitlin’s ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’. [...]