The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse ★★★★★

"Yer fond of me lobster aint' ye!?"

You know I honestly thought Dafoe would come out of this looking the most unhinged but goddamn does Pattinson just go for broke gradually over the course of the film, his goofy Maine accent just slams (I should know, I have one) and the comical misfortunes that befall him gave me some of the biggest laughs of the year as well as the massive rants he and Dafoe rail on each other as their relationship see-saws from one side to the other, this was all something I did not fully expect, a full blown dark comedy inside of a maddening story of isolated horrors.

The slow descent the two go down as shit just gets weirder and weirder makes for a pretty engaging watch, the lighting and aspect ratio being key to how the isolated repressive atmosphere on display works but the acting on display is just Oscar winning, wait no, it's cinema winning bombass (I think you can all tell by now that I love using that word) good.

Also this is totally a shot for shot remake of the classic SpongeBob episode "Nasty Patty"

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