Michael Almereyda fills his movie about Stanley Milgram with an anything-goes sense of style; elephants wander, the fourth wall is shattered, whole scenes are staged against photographic back drops and more.
It completely works, as the movie about a man who theorized that humankind are puppets with perception and awareness of their strings is bringing attention to the strings that come with adapting his life to film.
The Girl In The Photographs seems to have a lot going for it - including a phenomenal cinematographer (Dean Cundey!) , a script co-written by Oz Perkins (son of Anthony Perkins and writer of February) as well as a solid conceit.
When a bored small-town cashier begins receiving numbered photographs of brutally murdered women, it attracts the attention of an American Apparel-esque photographer (played by Kal Penn) who descends upon the town with his entourage in order to get closer…