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Nicholas Gregory's rating of the film The Bad Batch

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night was as silly as much as it was hipster showboating... but its style and storytelling were as meaningful as it was gripping. I loved it! The Bad Batch, however, is seldom as balanced or striking. The narrative is respectably coherent without spoonfeeding, yet this time Amirpour's telling and style rubbed the wrong way, being distancing and alienating, instead of emotionally entrancing.