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Neptune Frost Reviews

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October 10, 2021
No synopsis could entirely account for the beguiling lyricism and visual plenty of this strange and wonderful film.
October 8, 2021
Think of it as a spiritual, joyful lo-fi cousin of The Matrix and Bacurau. The message might be the same, but with more music and dancing. And it still manages to look like a badass cyberpunk film. Neptune Frost is a future cult classic in the making.
January 24, 2022
This is a frantic, untamed ocean of ideas, visuals, sound and fury, and the water is lovely.
Full Review | Original Score: 4
January 28, 2022
An Afrofuturist musical that's both a queer love story and a call to action, this is a great example of art that's revolutionary in form as well as subject.
October 16, 2021
A queer anti-capitalist Rwandan sci-fi musical? That's certainly something you don't see at every festival.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
September 21, 2021
Neptune Frost utilizes everything the medium of film has to offer - visually, sonically, and emotionally.
September 12, 2021
An expansive and experimental science-fiction musical.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 24, 2022
The overarching umbrella of Afrofuturism provides counter narratives to stories and experiences that imply Black people do not belong, affirming Black existence in the realm of technology, love, and anywhere else we decide to be.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 18, 2021
Neptune Frost resets the musical as a kind of sonic subversion, where the organic nature of intersectionality is revealed; far from a construct, it's a literal rhythm where critiques of heteronormativity sit in radical harmony with those of race
January 27, 2022
Neptune Frost is a bold, bizarre, and unflinchingly confident debut that prompts its audience to interrogate the very real human costs of the information age.
October 28, 2021
Transmitting a massive download of ideas into one film, there's no doubt that Williams and Uzeyman have creativity to spare, and they deserve all the support they can get to share it with the world.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
September 12, 2021
Williams and Uzeyman's call to action sounds out with force and clarity, however tangled the path to it may have been.
September 14, 2021
The filmmakers have crafted a world that feels both part of the greater traditions of Afrofuturism, while also feeling uniquely its own.
September 9, 2021
The film thrillingly captures the social, economic, political, and material character of Rwanda in the age of global communication.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 27, 2022
An hypnotic slice of Afrofuturist poetry, Neptune Frost boldly challenges cinematic form even as its obscurity threatens to overwhelm.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 27, 2022
A vibrant act of cultural expression.
July 17, 2021
The ingenuity of the filmmaking and the ability to marshal so many disparate elements as part of a greater whole becomes so relatable and moving.
July 17, 2021
A pinwheel of a movie which is constantly sparking and spinning ideas.
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