Mandy

Mandy ★★★★½

One of my most anticipated of the year and I can safely say it did not disappoint. 

Batshit crazy in a lot of different ways. Sometimes it’ll quietly make you go “holy shit” and other times it will give you the loudest, most chaotic, and just...obnoxious scenario.  This is the role Nicholas Cage was born to play and it was overall just a really well casted film.  Tied with ‘First Reformed’ for best cinematography of the year.
There’s a lot to love about this thing. My one complaint would be that sometimes it would be so immersive to a point where any scene that was not as immersive as the last left me dozing off. It’s a tough film to consistently keep the viewer tapped in but I just wish it took a few more risks and felt druggy the entire time.

If it is playing near you, SEE IT. Do not settle for digital if you have the opportunity to see it on the big screen.

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