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Thoroughbreds (Finley, 2017)

Like a two-day-old helium balloon, you can see Thoroughbreds slowly deflating with each passing act. It begins promisingly enough, centering on the affectless Amanda (a fantastic Olivia Cooke) as she rekindles her relationship with childhood friend Lily (Anya Taylor-Joy, also quite solid). Both girls have dark sides: Amanda recently euthanized a horse using a knife, while Lily…