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Writer/director Karen Cinorre gets very close to making a point with “Mayday,” but doesn’t reach many of her storytelling goals. And perhaps this is intentional with this dream-like picture, which analyzes situations of powerlessness and empowerment through a fantasy premise. “Mayday” has strong technical credits and a desire to share something about the female experience as it exists under siege from male predators. Cinorre offers a different type of “Alice in Wonderland” with the feature, but she loses the potential of the project by playing coy with the details, determined to make an art-house effort, getting lost in a hazy sense of enlightenment. It’s a frustrating sit, especially when great ideas for gender and behavioral examination are left to rot while Cinorre pays closer attention to her filmmaking interests, which often leaves the movie cold to the touch. Read the rest at


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