Surprising how dense the story to this movie is, a lot of things go on but a lot is also paced well and never feels like too much is happening. So confident and witty while also being super dumb. Willem Dafoe is scary!
There is a recurring motif in this movie where Benjamin is at his swimming pool. Around the beginning there is a well made POV shot of Benjamin jumping in the pool with a scuba suit on being forced to wear that by his parents and watched by his parents’ friends. When he tries to get out he is pushed by his face back under the water.
Later though, Ben is seen floating above the pool, and when he does this…