I ultimately found this disappointing, as I think most people have. Still, I’ll start with what I liked.
I enjoyed how scary this was, as I thought it might be another a24 trailer fake-out. I enjoyed how gross it got and how much the surprisingly packed audience in my screening were clearly having a terrible time. That’s always funny to me. As the product of rural England’s banal toxicity, I think Garland captured several toxic male archetypes that I’ve experienced…