Nocturnal Animals ★★½

Tom Ford blends THE NEON DEMON and HELL OR HIGH WATER into a *very* silly meta-melodrama that feels like it's pulling in a different direction with every new scene. it's dumb, ugly, extravagant fun, with MANY scenes of Jake Gyllenhaal dropping to his knees and screaming in anguish. it finally answers the question: what would a Lee Daniels movie be like if he knew where to put the camera? not sure if Ford is on the joke, but fingers crossed, because if not...