Don’t Worry Darling: We review one of the most talked about movies of 2022

September 23, 2022, 7:30 p.m. | Updated: September 24, 2022, 01:31

Find out what we think of the film directed by Olivia Wilde and starring Harry Styles and Florence Pugh.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, you’d be hard-pressed to miss Harry Styles’ stratospheric rise from former One Direction heartthrob to full-fledged global superstar.

Now, if 15 sold-out shows at Madison Square Garden, a headline at Coachella, and a Mercury Prize nomination weren’t enough to add to his list of accomplishments, could Harry Styles be ready to successfully land a role as the Hollywood leading man? ? Well, it certainly has people speaking independently.

do not worry honey it has not only gained a little attention. It’s been a complete PR wet dream, with rumors of a major breakup between Olivia Wilde and Florence Pugh and a rather bizarre press run taking the hype surrounding the movie to an all-time high.

Harry styles could have convinced us he didn’t spit chris pinebut has he made a believable transition to Hollywood star?

Find out what we think of the Olivia Wilde-directed film here.

Don't Worry Darling is in theaters now

Don’t Worry Darling is in theaters now.

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When is Don’t Worry Darling released?

Don’t Worry Darling opens in UK cinemas on September 23, 2022.

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Who is in the cast of Don’t Worry Darling?

Don’t Worry Darling stars Harry Styles as Jack Chambers, Florence Pugh as Alice Chambers, Olivia Wilde as Bunny, Gemma Chan as Shelley, Kiki Layne as Margaret, Nick Kroll as Dean, and Chris Pine as Frank.

The rest of the cast includes Sydney Chandler as Violet, Asif Ali as Peter, Kate Berlant as Peg, Douglas Smith as Bill, Timothy Simons as Dr. Collins, Ari’el Stachel as Ted, and Daisy Sudeikis as Rosie.

What is it about?

The synopsis for Don’t Worry Darling reads: “While the husbands spend each day inside Project Victoria headquarters, working on ‘progressive materials development,’ their wives, including Frank’s dashing partner Shelley (Chan) , they can spend their time enjoying the beauty, luxury and debauchery of their community. Life is perfect, with the needs of each resident met by the company. All they ask in return is discretion and unconditional commitment to the cause of Victory.

But when cracks begin to appear in her idyllic life, exposing glimpses of something far more sinister lurking beneath the handsome facade, Alice can’t help but question exactly what they’re doing at Victory and why. lose to expose what is really going on in this paradise?

“A bold, twisted and visually stunning psychological thriller, Don’t Worry Darling is a powerful feature from director Olivia Wilde featuring heady performances from Florence Pugh and Harry Styles, surrounded by a stunning and flawless cast.”

Is Don’t Worry Darling worth watching? Our review:

From the moment the opening credits roll, you know you’re in good hands. Not because you know Don’t Worry Darling is going to be really good, but because you know it’s going to be Look really good. Bathed in sumptuous colors and good enough to eat 1950s fashion, there’s no denying that this is a movie with style. And by the time Ray Charles’s The Right Time kicks off, you know the soundtrack will do the same. Fortunately, with style comes substance, and the entire cast plays its part in this well-paced psychological thriller.

You’ll breathe a sigh of relief to find out that Harry Styles actually plays a Brit in the film (a point they mention that we assume to avoid confusion). But, given that Harry Styles’ English/Northern American accent sounds like no other than Harry Styles, it’s often hard to suspend his disbelief about the pop star. Despite this, he does a good job of holding his own among a cast of seasoned actors.

Florence Pugh was described by Olivia Wilde as the “darling girl” of the film, but she is so much more, delivering a fierce and believable portrayal of Alice throughout. We wouldn’t go so far as to say she’s running the movie, but she’s certainly doing a lot of legwork, showing off her incredible range as she transitions from a perfect ’50s housewife to a woman on the verge of a breakdown. nerves. In addition, she also runs a lot.

While not a particularly new concept (the idyllic mid-century lifestyle draws instant comparisons to The Stepford Wives), Don’t Worry Darling manages to entertain, intrigue and keep audiences on the edge of their seats. And if the story doesn’t seduce you, the costumes, soundtrack, setting, and vintage cars certainly will. Despite all this, reader beware: there are a few moments that will feel a little weird and out of place with the overall style of the film, but thankfully (for reasons you’ll understand when you watch it) these are very few. and far between.

It’s hard these days to justify spending your hard-earned money on a visit to the movies, but if you want to be transported to another place and time (and watch some beautiful people wear beautiful clothes while you’re at it), I’d say it’s money. well spent.

3/5 stars.

What’s on the Don’t Worry Darling soundtrack?

See the complete list. of songs on Don’t Worry Darling here:

  • The Right Time – Ray Charles
  • Bang Bang – Dizzy Gillespie
  • Where or When – Benny Goodman Trio
  • Comin’ Home Baby – Mel Tormé
  • Song of Oogum Boogum – Brenton Wood
  • Tears On My Pillow – Little Anthony & The Imperials
  • Twilight Hour – The Dishes
  • Sh-Boom – The Chords
  • I need your love so bad – Little Willie John
  • Sleepwalker – Santo & Johnny
  • You Belong To Me – Helen Foster and the Rovers
  • Somebody Watch Over Me – Ella Fitzgerald
  • With You All the Time – Florence Pugh and Harry Styles

The soundtrack includes an original song by Harry styles, with you all the timewhich features his co-star Florence Pugh.

The film also features an original score composed by John Powell, which you can listen to here:

Don’t Worry Darling is in theaters now

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