David Bowie's Heroes is probably the best takeaway from Horns. The film has a pretty interesting and original premise and the first third had me hooked. However, nothing can make up for one of the worst endings to a film that I can remember.
Dreamily slow, but hypnotic with visceral imagery from start to finish - each frame is like a neon painting. I would say confidently that the lighting and cinematography are the bigger stars than Gosling in this. In combination with the lighting, the amazing Cliff Martinez score adds a sense of dread and impact that was very Kubrickian - like a mix of Eyes Wide Shut and The Shining shot in a dreamland Bangkok. I also felt the influence of John…