Lebowskidoo 🎃👻💀’s review published on Letterboxd:
"Yer fond of me lobster, ain't ye?" 🦐
This movie is a descent into madness, in more ways than one. It looks like Ingmar Bergman's Mutiny on the Bounty but has elements of many other cinematic works of art. It is, however, its own beast, and what a wild and crazy one it is too.
Beautifully filmed in foreboding black and white in some old fashioned boxy aspect ratio, you're suddenly transported right there to the same lighthouse rock. The foghorn that drifts in and out sounds like the most ominous sound you've ever heard. This cast of two, the setting, the foreboding, it all places you right in the story. If you just surrender to Robert Eggers and his vision you will be in for a rare cinematic experience.
William Dafoe and Robert Pattinson have both been gobbling acting steroids for this film, it seems. Both are hilarious and terrifying. Yes, this movie is very funny sometimes. I enjoyed this a lot, but it definitely requires another viewing at some point, to help connect some dots so I can figure some things out.
Also, the film contains the best acting by a seagull since The Shallows.