A classy supernatural slice of horror with a capital C. Feels honestly more at home with the kind of horror films you'd see in the 2000s than the current "Elevated Horror" thanks to its blunt craft and clearly defined themes about what happens to us after death, even in the mortal realm. In an awards world that was kinder to genre films, Rebecca Hall would probably be a contender for Best Actress this year alongside the hype that's been generating…
Some things I wish to note after watching this again (you can thank the trailer for Rise of Skywalker for triggering something in me to do this):
- Rian Johnson understands Star Wars more than some guy on YouTube who made a six hour video throwing around the word "objective" and sporting a furry profile picture.
- Porgs. So many Porgs.
- This thing is paced like a MOTHEFUCKER.
- John Williams score here > Force Awakens.
- This movie is…
Find love anywhere you can, even if you have to fuck and kill at random to get it.
I leave the review of this unmarked for a reason; Just go watch this and you won't be sorry. Such a considerable upgrade from Raw in every conceivable way. Had I seen this in a theater, my mind would have been annihilated. As it stands, its just blown. And I'd say that's a good thing either way you slice it.