Review of Bug (2006) by Arash B

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Its probably just as well that last-minute dropouts Kim Basinger or Madonna didnt take the title role, as the presence of a star lurking

Review of Bug (2006) by Arash B

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The performances are excellent. William Friedkins trademark ease- inducing presence shows in the lead actors total unhinged lunacy in the final act; it takes a special working environment to unwind so completely.

Its likely to polarise audiences, but I found it a powerful, taut film that compels and disgusts you.

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The film is a disturbing look at total madness and paranoia, a look at how the disillusioned reason with themselves until they are driven to total and utter insanity. The final thirty minutes of this film are truly captivating, I was so engrossed by the intensity that it had ended before I knew it. Its rare that a film set in such a confined environment can be so gripping. One problem I had with the film was the rate at which Agnes is indoctrinated by Peter; its slightly implausible considering that she seems to be a rational, measured woman.

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This review ofBug (2006)was written byArash Bon 02 December 2012.

Odd. Disturbing. But good. This is some really good acting by both leads in my opinion. I think you either really like this one, or hate it

Bug concerns Agnes White (Ashley Judd), a lonely woman living in a motel room who meets Peter Evans (Michael Shannon), an unnerving but apparently good willed war veteran. However Peter soon has explosions of mania, claiming conspiracy and evil government corruption.

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