Rob Schroeder makes a sharp directorial debut with this bold, creative sci-fi thriller that continually upends audience expectations.
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Heading home in the rain from a wedding, Glen (Vincent Kartheiser, MAD MEN) drives over a plank of nails and has to seek help at a nearby house. There he’s welcomed in by Art, who after a bit of friendly chitchat, cajoles Glen into having sex with his younger wife Cyndi. Glen’s unease over this arrangement is significant, and it only escalates when, a short time afterwards, he’s visited at home by Art, who shows him a videotape of a pregnant Cyndi in the shower. Art convinces Glen that he’s now responsible for Cyndi, and it’s not long before the two are co-habitating in an apartment that, like the rest of the world presented by the filmmaker, seems to exist on the other side of reality.
Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery
Vincent Kartheiser, Chelsea Lopez, Breeda Wool, Tunde Adebimpe, Rainey Qualley, Chris Gartin, Bob Stephenson
Anthony Lane, New Yorker
“Ultrasound” is adapted by Conor Stechschulte from his own four-volume graphic novel, and it’s the kind of brain bender that, like “The Shining” (1980) and “Barton Fink” (1991), persuades you that a hotel corridor is the most worrying place in the world. Set beside “The Batman,” Schroeder’s film ...
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