Now we're talkin’. The Autopsy is much more my speed. Tonally consistent, well-acted, and confidently directed by David Prior. This one feels like a forbidden episode of the X-Files. More please.
Breathe in the clean air, and breathe out the blackness.
The Stranger is a dark, sparse film with two incredible lead performances. It manages to keep the viewer on a knife’s edge without drawing a drop of blood. Sean Harris is phenomenal as Henry Teague, a murder suspect befriended by Mark, an undercover cop played by the increasingly impressive Joel Edgerton. Most of The Stranger is encased in grey shadow and darkness (even scenes in broad daylight don't feel particularly bright)…