This was kinda sad. Not even like subplots of cancer or death, just some of these old people would drop some crazy, existential bars every once in a while that really got me thinking.
Truly impressive work from Shyamalan. On a technical level, this is one of his best films to date. The 3 family members and the 4 intruders all give really great performances. Sometimes in a Shyamalan film, actors can sorta take you out of the film. The writing here is believable, however, and all of the actors knew how to bring lives to their characters.
The use of the camera is pretty stellar, and how it is paired with the tense…
I haven't seen something so striking and thoughtful in a while. I'm gonna try to not write a super long review for this, but I'm pretty certain this will turn into one of my favorites.
Jessie Buckley and Jesse Plemons are both wonderful, as well as the small yet still impactful performances from Collette and Thewlis.
From the opening scene alone, I could already get a sense of the themes that would be explored. The lighting, the framing, and all…