What a fun and wholesome film! With this and Raw I think Julia Ducournau may be the new David Cronenberg, sorry to his son. The influence is clearly there, while being her own entire thing. I really like how human bodies are playthings for her.
I initially did not like this movie, but this has been I think my 5th viewing, and with every rewatch I notice something else and enjoy it all the more. For starters, all of the old Hollywood call backs are a cheap morsel of bait for myself. Nice little references that hint at the entirety being a spawn of its predecessors.
I appreciate David Robert Mitchell's disdain for the surreal, fantastical, fabricated world of LA social circles. He is a…