Have you ever watched a movie and 20 minutes in you realize "Oh, this isn't a shitty movie, it's a self-aware homage to shitty movies." Well, I did that with The Being.
Then, 10 minutes later, I decided I was wrong.
Then they threw in a truly amazing black-and-white dream sequence that was perfectly in the style of The Twilight Zone, and I thought I was probably right the first time.
Then, 10 minutes later, I realized I was wrong about that.
This movie is a brilliant mess that reeks of having everyone think they were making a different movie. There are storylines that don't go anywhere or aren't resolved, and the tone lurched around wildly.
But let's step back…