Ricky Reviews

May 13, 2010
The story begins in gritty realism, ends in pure fantasy and leaves out most of the alphabet as it makes its way from A to Z.
December 28, 2009
a symbol-filled observation on, well, just about everything.
December 15, 2009
What Ricky lacks is a more thorough, consistent examination of maternal bonds.
December 15, 2009
Ricky's quicksilver changes of mood and genre make for an engaging puzzle, but its last notes of transcendence seem insufficiently earned.
October 18, 2009
The first half is wholly successful, the second one is flawed... and the movement from one part to the other is handled with all the grace of a dachshund on wet ice.
June 8, 2009
Because Ozon doesn't develop his characters once Ricky shows his true nature, the movie's slightly overcooked working-class realism quickly morphs into a grotesque story of a mutant baby. The film's two halves feel almost mutually exclusive.