Francesca Steele

The Boy Next Door reviewed: a terrible new J-Lo movie that’s disturbingly enjoyable

Plus: Hinterland - an ethereal, dreamy, innovative, coming-of-age tale that only cost £10,000 to make

Stateside critics, who panned Jennifer Lopez’s new film The Boy Next Door on its US release last month, may be unaware of the ability of the British to enjoy a film so bad it’s almost good. I suspect many Brits will shamefacedly delight in this so-called erotic thriller’s camp silliness, its truly dreadful script and its almost mockingly implausible premise.

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