'The Emoji Movie' - Review - Chris at the Pictures

Monday, 7 August 2017

'The Emoji Movie' - Review


In the closing moments of Pascal Laugier’s Martyrs, our heroine, Anna, is close to death. Flayed alive in pursuit of the sight of God, she is presented to her captor, Mademoiselle. She leans in close to Anna, who whispers illegibly. Shortly afterwards, the matriarch commits suicide. Critics and fans have spent almost a decade wondering what Anna could have possibly said to drive her captor to self-destruction. With the release of The Emoji Movie, we finally know: “Do the Emoji Pop!”