Run! That’s the title of a new horror thriller from the writer-director-producing team behind the inventive and exciting recent thriller Searching. That film used the innovative tactics of social media and webcams to create an engrossing and engaging thriller that featured a great performance from John Cho as a father using the tools of modern media to try to find his missing daughter.
With Abel Ferrara's incredibly prescient and exciting 1981 rape-revenge movie, Ms. 45, we've set ourselves quite a task. To parse the metaphors thickly woven into Ferrara's narrative is at once easy as you can identify them quickly, and a massive undertaking as the director has exhausted every possible metaphor to the point where the movie remains controversial, striking and resonant today as it ever was in 1981.