well those final 20 minutes were… dehumanizing 😳 at least Doug Bradley is trying hard
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
The sexual abuse imagery becomes more apparent every rewatch. The elevator scene intercutting with Danny screaming is something that never really occurred to me as being symbolic of Jack’s abuse of his son until now. This sort of suggestive imagery in this film was always subconsciously apparent to me - especially during Jack’s “talk” with Danny - but it was always too disturbing for me to think about. This interpretation makes the ending much better imo with Danny finally escaping…