First Reformed surprised me three times.
When I started viewing it, I was afraid this would be a drama about church-related child abuse. But it wasn't.
Then the discussion about abortion started, and I expected that to become the main subject. But it didn't.
And then there was the unexpected ending.
I think First Reformed could have been a powerful film, but the story development and the potential impact of the moral message gradually fell apart, along with the main…