What the shitting fuck was that? How do you waste Jóhann Jóhannsson, Nic Cage, and some of the most admittedly bugfuck visuals on a movie this utterly vapid, misogynistic, and self-absorbed?
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Just like The Witch, this had me HOOKED right up until the very last scene... and then it completely blew it in an utterly literal, audience-wanking, hand-holding genre exercise. Why do so many of A24's horror films seem to be incapable of sticking the landing? It's 2018 and many of us have seen a few horror films. There's no reason whatsoever that a script needs to spell things out so literally for an audience. It's the cinematic equivalent of punching…