Family friendly Mondo entertainment.
Terrible in just about every possible way. Bad performances, bad writing, bad “scares”. Best part was the dude cowering in fear next to me. Scratch that, best was watching The Tingler LSD scene for 10 seconds during this movie. Not a single ounce of creativity. I’d hide my face too if I were Ethan Hawke.
For a third time Eggers impresses, creating his most expansive and captivating world by utilizing a budget that obviously did not go to waste. The story is just so epic and scratches my Elden Ring itch in film form, drawing thematic elements of the undead, an eternal lineage and enchanted armaments. The combat scenes are admittedly badass but more often horrifying and revolting, inducing pure disgust surprisingly similar to the atrocities found within Come and See; Eggers redefines horror for the modern…