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Cinema Cauldron

Jul 30, 2022

Vincenzo Natali's (Cube) 2009 sci-fi horror film, Splice, rattled the nerves of the few that saw it on release. It was bloody, sexual, and - above all - had scary things to say about American parenting culture.

Today, I'll revisit Dark Castle Productions' first flop and consider some of the themes at play. Is the film's lukewarm reputation deserved, or is there something here worth probing deeper?

CW: CSA, Abuse, Sexual Assault

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