Freaks is a thrilling science fiction film worth knowing nothing about

Photo courtesy of TIFF

Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our brief breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special event releases. This review comes from the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. It has been updated for the film’s theatrical release.

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