man imagine if Rian Johnson had directed the whole trilogy
I still have somewhat of a hard time accepting that third act tonal shift; I am not sure Aster really earned where it led. However, few films, especially in the modern horror genre, stand out as being as bold as Aster's debut, or as effective. In the end, I really cannot fault this film for much beyond my own personal preference.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Here is my meager attempt at gathering my thoughts about this brutal masterpiece into one place. Also, shoutout to my homie Cristian for bringing up some of the ideas I talk about here too.
Phoenix's performance is one of the best of the year. That's not saying much as the year is young and I've only seen 18 films released this year so far. It would have ranked among the top five had I seen it last year. It's a…