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PSIFF: ‘Elle’ Is Receiving Many Accolades—Including the Golden Globe for Foreign Language Film—but Our Critic Didn’t Like It

Paul Verhoeven, who never really recovered from the delicious calamity that was Showgirls (although Starship Troopers was pretty good), tries his hand again at a female-empowerment movie. (Yes, Showgirls was supposed to be a female empowerment movie.) Unfortunately, he fails miserably. Isabelle Huppert labors away as Michele, the owner of a company that makes terrible […]