The Veil Movie Review 

Thirty years after a charismatic cult leader convinced his followers to kill themselves, a survivor returns to the scene of the horror with a documentary crew.
I somewhat expected this to be a stereotypical horror movie but the story is actually quite intriguing. Yes, much of the acting falls flat and most of the action sequences are extremely cheesy but it does raise a lot of deep spiritual/philosophical questions.
I won’t comment much on Jessica Alba’s performance. She… did an okay job.
If you like movies about cults you might enjoy this but don’t expect anything groundbreaking.
On a scale of 1 tamale to 10 tamales I give The Veil 5 tamales! ūüėé

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Martha Marcy May Marlene Movie Review 

Martha (Elizabeth Olsen) escapes from an abusive cult and reunites with her older sister. Though, the details of her time spent in the cult are sketchy, it quickly becomes clear that her mind has been reprogrammed by the leader Patrick (John Hawkes).
Martha struggles to assimilate back into modern society. Her sister, Lucy (Sarah Paulson), does what she can to make Martha feel comfortable but she has no idea where she was for the past couple of years.
Lucy is also preoccupied with trying to get pregnant so she can start raising her own family with husband Ted (Hugh Dancy). Ultimately, they decide to get Martha some professional psychiatric help.
This movie is full of great performances. Elizabeth Olsen really stretches her acting chops. It’s hard to believe she’s related to Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. The cinematography is quite unique and so is the story.
On a scale of 1 tamale to 10 tamales I give Martha Marcy May Marlene 8 tamales! ūüėé