Under The Skin

My American Movie Life: The Grimy, Crimey 90s

My American Movie Life: a weekly round-up of stuff I’ve watched, thoughts on my life as a Brit in the U.S., and anything else that seems inappropriate.

Alien Artistry

For all the hype surrounding Under The Skin, I assumed it’d be a pervy skin flick masquerading as art… which it sort of is. The attachment of a big starlet, in this case Scarlett Johansson, granted it a larger audience than it would have had otherwise. Dearie me, I’ve no doubt the Marvel acolytes were rather peeved when instead of being met by the spry Black Widow, we were met with… well, she’s an alien, right?

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