It is so beautiful. There really is something about a cinematographer turned director and that unique framing.
His trauma is so visceral, it’s not a new technique but the flash cuts got inside my head too.
Really stylish, and top notch acting. It also has Anne Dowd in a role where having Anne Dowd in that role telegraphs everything you can predict is about to happen. Don't get me wrong, though, she is wonderful, and I always get a kick out of her performances.
Really beautiful work, and I like that the psychology is a little more nuanced. Cut from the same cloth as other horror genre movies I enjoy like Babadook, It Follows, or The Witch.
I had never heard of him, but when I saw Free Solo Tommy Caldwell was my favourite personality in it, he did a fair amount of solid audience surrogacy and I appreciated him for that, which is why I watched this as soon as I heard about it. I don't know the sport at all so this, more than Free Solo which was a character study first, was wonderful as an introduction to what climbing is about. Though if I'm…