‘Oxygen’ star Melanie Laurent 'masterfully delivers' minimalist performance, says critic

In Netflix film “Oxygen,” French actress Mélanie Laurent fights for air as a woman who wakes up in a cryogenic chamber. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Critics review “Spiral,” the ninth installment in the Saw film series, which follows a rookie detective and his veteran partner as they investigate a murder case; “Those Who Wish Me Dead,” stars Angelina Jolie as an isolated firefighter working in the Montana wilderness; Mélanie Laurent stars in “Oxygen,” a French thriller about a woman sleeping in a cryogenic chamber who suddenly wakes up; “The Killing of Two Lovers,” tells the story of one man trying to keep his family together as he separates from his wife.



  • Tim Grierson - Senior U.S. Critic for Screen International, a contributing editor at MEL, and the author of “This Is How You Make a Movie" - @TimGrierson
  • Shawn Edwards - award-winning film critic for FOX-TV in Kansas City, co-founder of the African American Film Critics Association