She Dies Tomorrow confronts the concept of existential dread with blunt force honesty and confidence in a maddeningly nonconformist way to ensure it will live on in the minds of those who let it in long after the credits - and subsequent anxiety attack - hit.
It’s a commendable departure from conventional romantic dramas (although it’s ending goes back to formula), but the film feels lost along the way, much like its protagonist. Any supposed purpose feels lukewarm at best, and much of its ideas are half baked. It has an ending sure. It has a beginning. But where’s the middle?
More of a mid-card showcase with a few hard shots and a predictable outcome than a main event knockout of a movie, American Fighter will surely please fans of the plethora of combat sport films it takes cues from.