This was so fucking fun to watch and wildly speculate about with my bestie over facetime. lowkey I feel like Arrival owes a little something to this movie
psychological abuse! It’s fucked up how little has changed since 1944. I’ve had relationships where I was manipulated over years and years; looking back I can see that so many of the plays used on me to make me doubt my perception were from the exact same playbook Gregory is working from in this film.
His delivery of “and you thought I was cruel! Locking you up away from people, keeping you a prisoner” is particularly familiar. Baiting the person…