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Thomasin McKenzie and Alex Wolff are the epitome of “growing up too fast.” (Credit: Blinding Edge Pictures)

Old (Feminist Film Reviews)

Since making moviegoers’ jaws drop with the twist ending of The Sixth Sense, M. Night Shyamalan has walked a fine line between riveting intrigue and flimsy storytelling. Yet with Old, his most dissonant and devastating film to date, he appears to have mastered the art of cinematic tension. Like most Shyamalan films, Old uses a simple yet terrifying premise to explore themes surrounding family, gender, and mortality.

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