i’ve literally never screamed “FUCK YESSSSS” louder watching a movie holy shit
haven’t logged anything on letterboxd in a while but I’m back 🤪
elisabeth moss once again proves she’s one of the best working actresses today (and she’s already given us an incredible performance this year in the invisible man) through her portrayal of shirley jackson. the other performances are good, but moss’s is an undeniable force to be reckoned with.
it only helps that moss and the rest of the cast really seem to understand josephine decker’s vision for the…
so this is actually my second time seeing the lighthouse, but i’ve been busy and ended up seeing it again before i got a chance to log it on letterboxd; honestly though, i’m glad i waited because i didn’t have fully-formed thoughts on the film.
the first time i saw it, there was so so much to take in, and that combined with the thick accents made for an overwhelming experience. i had loved the tone, performances, and the slow…
some thoughts on the magnificent, powerful final shot:
this shot is one of the most potent and meaningful shots of 2018 cinema. as we see the state of abigail and queen anne, we see that abigail (who believes she’s won) is still subservient, never truly rising to the power she wishes to claim. the queen (who believes she’s made the right choice in casting off sarah in exchange for abigail) understands her errors in choosing abigail, feeling a sense of…