rachel mcadams does not get enough credit for her comedic timing
“Revenge is good for your health.”
I’ve seen this before, I know what happens - still completely fucked me the fuck up. It’s gruesome, nauseating, violent, headache-inducing, disorienting, galvanic, visceral, powerful.
The driving theme of this film is revenge. We see our supposed protagonist Dae-su on a mission trying to wreak vengeance on the person who has locked him in a room for the past 15 years. The question this film asks is, “what does revenge achieve?” Elation? Satisfaction? Justice?…