A phantasmagorical death-metal scream from the maw of a primordial hell’s cape, Mandy feels born straight from the demonic. Panos Cosmatos paints this revenge odyssey in fire and blood, with a splash of potent LSD for good measure.
A truly devastating, haunting, and achingly human portrayal of mental illness. James gives a tour-de-force performance, which is well anchored by an apt supporting cast. David Henrie (of Wizards of Waverly Place fame) stands out as a love interest for Paul's long-suffering daughter. Henrie shines as the boy that not enough people notice, but wish they could have known better.
But it is the performance of Kevin James that excites the emotions and moves the audience. His portrayal of such…