Five quick takeaways from The Lighthouse:
1. Unless you are an anglophile or someone who can easily digest old-world English, please do yourself a favor and watch this one with subtitles. The banter between Pattinson (Thomas Howard) and Dafoe (Thomas Wake) is completely hilarious, and each phrase should be savored with full comprehension of what they are saying.
2. Is this the best story of madness at / by the sea since Moby Dick?
3. The hallucinatory, chiaroscuro images during…