Foe, New Sci-Fi Film Receives Lackluster Reception at NYFF
At the recent New York Film Festival, the highly anticipated sci-fi film “Foe” by director Garth Davis was met with less than stellar reviews from press screenings. This has led many industry players to question whether this film should be considered as a potential contender in the awards season landscape.
Low Scoring Reviews
On popular movie rating platforms, “Foe” has received a disappointing score. Securing a mere 10% on Rotten Tomatoes and a lukewarm 49 on Metacritic, the film failed to impress critics and the public alike. The low ratings cast an unwelcoming shadow on the New York Film Festival’s decision to feature several world premieres.
Plot and Cast
Set in the year 2065, “Foe” stars acclaimed actors Saoirse Ronan and Paul Mescal, who portray a couple residing in a desolate desert. Their tranquil life is disrupted when a mysterious stranger, played by Aaron Pierre, shows up on their doorstep.
Official TrailerThe official trailer for the film dropped last month, giving audiences a sneak peek into the twisted world of “Foe”. The film is scheduled for release on October 6th on Amazon.
About Director Garth Davis
Garth Davis is a reputable director in the industry, best known for his Oscar-nominated movie “Lion” produced in 2016. Although his touch failed to resonate in his following film “Mary Magdalene,” anticipation remains high for his newest endeavor, “Foe.”
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