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Review: Youth And Anarchy in ‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’

This image released by A24 shows, from left, Amandla Stenberg, Maria Bakalova, Chase Sui Wonders and Rachel Sennott in a scene from "Bodies Bodies Bodies." (A24 via AP)
This image released by A24 shows, from left, Amandla Stenberg, Maria Bakalova, Chase Sui Wonders and Rachel Sennott in a scene from "Bodies Bodies Bodies." (A24 via AP)

(AP) -- “ Bodies Bodies Bodies ” might just be the first great Gen Z thriller. In director Halina Reijn’s film is a razor-sharp satire of a very specific kind of modern privilege set inside an escalating murder mystery in a remote mansion as a hurricane rages outside.

Dripping in neon, platitudes, sweat and fear, “Bodies Bodies Bodies," opening in New York and Los Angeles Friday, is playful, cutting and never dull. The events are limited to one long night, but the toxic tensions were boiling over long before an actual corpse is introduced to the party.