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love seein alice krige. great sound design. had me going for a bit hoping this might be as solid as saint maud/hagazussa. sadly ... not the case. script is overegged w supernatural revenge subplot, "Folk Horror Vibes," childhood trauma flashbacks, etc to compensate for lack of actual direction, incident, purpose; looks v nice overall but stuck in one gear the whole time. tbh it feels cut down to near-incoherence by the end. less said abt the malcolm mcdowell stuff the better (dario argento presents the stars of silent hill 1+2 united in one movie!!). but whatever they keep making them i keep watching them baby
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if anything is as disgusting and incomprehensible as rape, it's prison — virginie despentes
a sentient reductress headline, a complete con job, a “rape-revenge” movie where two women are dead by the end but don’t worry the um - the cops will take care of this???? this is a perfect thriller for the #metoo era or whatever indiewire bullshit is out there rn - seeing as metoo was recuperated into an ineffectual marketing tool by a liberal establishment that will…
art can't "get" mental illness "right", i don't think, because obviously there is no singular mental illness and all art can really do is reflect back at you a gesture or a tone of voice or a behavior that you recognize from your own experience. this of course will vary for every viewer, which is why blanket statements of “X gets mental illness right” are little more than a stamp for good behavior unless rooted in a personal context.