Took a while to get used to the visuals and the asylum plot, but reveals itself to be more creative and entertaining than it suggests. Solid performances all around and special regard to the lead. They were able to convey the unreliable narrator pretty well. I wish they teased and prolonged the climax more, but this was a refreshing thriller/horror.
As a massive fan of Frances Ha / GG , my lukewarm reception of Lady Bird has me in an existential tailspin. It's perfectly fine, and Saoirse Ronan emulates Gerwig so well it's ridic. Outside the titular character and writing, Gerwig's presence behind the scene is almost invisible. Her take on the universal coming of age tale is peppered with intensely specific scenes to the era of 2002 Sacremento, that when fueled by her layered cast, not much else is…