Zola Reviews

January 31, 2020
Bravo grounds her story in a vision of Florida that feels genuinely dangerous and strange in ways that only Florida can, and pulls great performances from her cast, who are all-in on this crazy vision.
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January 28, 2020
Turns out Twitter might really have been the ideal platform for this anecdote.
January 25, 2020
For all the movie's digital pings and palm-tree lunacy, there's real humor and humanity threaded through the script, and a point of view that feels far outside that kind of nihilist boys club.
January 25, 2020
Social-media feeds can embolden subjective observations that don't tell the whole truth, but that's exactly what makes this particular example such a perfect fit for its adventurous director.
January 25, 2020
But as funny and ferocious as much of "Zola" is, it's let down by an increasingly haphazard script that doesn't know how to either sustain its humor or negotiate its turn into darker territory - and so, disappointingly, it waffles.
January 25, 2020
Zola wouldn't work without such a great ensemble; much like the internet phenomenon it stems from, the magic is in the delivery.
January 25, 2020
[I]t's the core duo that makes all the absurdity real, and absurdly fun.
January 25, 2020
It's a bumpy ride but definitely one worth taking.
January 25, 2020
Sure, it's fun to see a movie skewer the vapid soullessness of social media and the unregulated economy of male desire, but "Zola" ultimately rings hollow.