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Knight of Cups

Knight of Cups
  • 2015
  • US
  • 118 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Terrence Malick
  • Cast: Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, Wes Bentley, Imogen Poots
  • UK release: 6 May 2016

Tortured screenwriter Rick (Bale) drifts through Los Angeles and Las Vegas having liaisons with a procession of impossible women who help him discover his true something-or-other. Stunning-looking, but its treatment of women is purely adolescent and it's just another tale of an entitled man's journey to enlightenment.

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Knight of Cups

2 May 20162 stars

Visually stunning but narratively disappointing drama from Terrence Malick

Teaming auteur Terrence Malick with powerhouse performers Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett and Natalie Portman should, in theory, have resulted in fireworks. Instead, Knight of Cups is a damp squib, its arresting visuals an artistic smokescreen for a…

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