third watch bumped it up half a star. johnny greenwood's score in that very last scene with peter and rope really fucking stays with you
A schlocky giallo about the ghost of Jeffrey Epstein, self-involved QAnon-types dehumanising real victims with their bullshit, and the intoxicating, empty power of shared lies. "The important thing is that we're awake." As someone who can't get enough of bastardized pastiche, I am obviously obsessed. EYES WIDE SHUT meets BLACK CHRISTMAS with dashings of SUSPIRIA and THE EXORCIST for good measure. "Anglophilia is one thing but pedophilia..."