ANIMAL KINGDOM (2010)

TMG Scale 6.0 but with great caution!
Starring Guy Pearce, Jackie Weaver and James Frecheville

This film is as dark as it gets. Stunning, creepy and at times revolting. Film classes for a generation might have this on their assignment list.  All said, this movie is not for everyone by a country mile. I see why it got attention though.

Take a nice teenager named Joshua Cody. He is a nice athletic looking young man but has a junkie for a Mom and scumbags for relatives.  The Uncles are all criminal thugs and killers.  Even Grandma Janine (Weaver) is a creepy  Ma Barker type who is protective of her sons.  Joshua’s Mom dies of an overdoes and Joshua has to live with Ma and …

more to come…..

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