This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
One aspect of this movie that really worked to show the banality of evil is Rory Culkin’s big eyes and gentle voice. They both serve to temporarily take you out of the horrible things that are being said and done, and then wham! You’re back in again, and can’t believe you got distracted.
I actually teared up at this movie in two places, because the violence is so realistic. These are not stabbings for entertainment.
I remembered these events vaguely…