Archenemy

Archenemy

Archenemy

Independent superhero drama starring Joe Manganiello (Magic Mike XXL) as Max Fist, a homeless man who claims to have lost suppowers when travelling from his dimension to ours. Convinced he's the real deal, a teenager asks Max for help against a local drug gang. From the director of Daniel Isn't Real.

2020Rating: MA15+, Strong themes, violence, drug use and coarse language90 minsUSA
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Archenemy / Reviews

Bloody Disgusting

Bloody Disgusting

Mortimer's latest doesn't work as well as a whole, but its various components and high concepts are enough to keep things interesting for fans of this subgenre.

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

A messily subversive maybe-superhero film.

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Variety

Variety

Aims for complexity by opening a door between worlds, but neither of them have any dimension.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A critique of post-millennial journalism is one of several ideas raised but mostly abandoned in this genre pastiche, which never really coalesces despite some promising elements.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Writer/director Adam Egypt Mortimer is clearly a movie-mad soul, and if he can get a little further out from under his influences he may concoct something a more consistently geekily transportive.

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