Based on 18 Critics
  • The movie subtly darkens its tone until, when the horrifying ending arrives, we can see how we got there. There is a final shot that would get laughs in another kind of film, but May earns the right to it, and it works, and we understand it. show more

  • McKee, like Amenabar, knows how to position his film against type -- which ultimately makes May a refreshing, macabre tale. show more

  • Satisfyingly, May also turns out to be lowdown genre fun, a film that nearly makes up in slacker wit and high-spirited gore what it lacks in budget and elegance. show more

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