Ten textural takeaways from the elegantly weird In Fabric:
1. Peter Strickland is my new favorite auteur.
2. Stylistically and tonally, he is as unique and meticulous as any filmmaker in the game. His sound design is always impeccable, and his visuals utterly creative. This film creates a perfect balance of paying homage to lowbrow techniques and B-film genres [70's Italian Slasher Giallo flicks, primarily], while maintaining the integrity of a cohesive narrative and exquisite aesthetics. It blends the best of Argento and Lynch: uncanny, eerily atmospheric and dissociative without veering too far off (as Lynch sometimes does imho) into digressive, self-indulgent esotericism.
3. The red dress is perhaps the best villain of the decade. It is both sinister and…