May
2003
Continually tormented as a youngster, childlike May (Angela Bettis) is a lonely and misunderstood veterinary assistant who longs for a human connection, though her sole confidant is a doll named Suzy in this rueful psychological horror. May attempts to befriend her lesbian co-worker (Anna Faris) and a handsome film student (Jeremy Sisto), but her extreme oddities ultimately push them away -- and turn deadly.

Scott Hardie: “It ruled.”

It would give you some sense of this film's oddball sense of humor to learn that the craft services guy contributed a commentary track to the DVD. The best element of this smart variation on the slasher genre is the loving attention to detail, especially by Bettis, who creates limitless nuance with her voice and body language. She's helped by a good cast that's in on the joke and loving it. I must complain about the excessive symbolism and foreshadowing; the film seems determined to spoil its own good surprises.

− date unknown • more by Scottlog in or create an account to reply

Want to join the discussion? Log in or create an account to reply.

write your own review of May


Other Movies from 2003

Spellbound

Scott Hardie says, "It ruled." Go »

Bubba Ho-Tep

Scott Hardie says, "It ruled." Go »

The Guru

Scott Hardie says, "It sucked." Go »

Girl with a Pearl Earring

Scott Hardie says, "It ruled." Go »

Paycheck

Scott Hardie says, "It was ok." Go »

Finder's Fee

Scott Hardie says, "It was ok." Go »