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Matthew Martens's rating of the film Damsels in Distress

Just a lark, really, a deceptively feather-brained fantasy of our collective slide down the slippery slope from modernity to inanity, Damsels follows its own giddy illogic with dedication and indefatigable energy. The glee it takes in its fecund absurdity lands us nowhere very interesting in the end, but it's infectious; and perfectly pompous non sequiturs keep Stillman's contrivance in the air longer than expected.