So pleased to be there with Sophie to complete the journey that began a few weeks ago when she walked up to me and asked if I knew what was up with this movie?
IT REMAINS A 5-STAR DELIGHT.
I AM SO ANGRY AT THIS ENTIRE THING I CANNOT EVEN DESCRIBE. MY HOUSEMATE DEFINITELY JUST HEARD MY SCREAMS.
The absolute worst case of false advertising I have seen in an age.
The worst, because Netflix's goddamn trailer played up every single thing to make me think I would love this goddamn thing.
I turned on Netflix on Thanksgiving morning, because I had a blessed morning off (the first morning off in forever), and a trailer for this Netflix original…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Wow. Aronofsky. Yeah. I, too, have read the book of Genesis. However, no one gave me millions of dollars to make a shallow, clunky, unoriginal allegory of it.
This wasn't transgressive or statement-making art.
This was somehow a half-attempted critique of God (whoa! Is He evil like the devil?! How original.) and organized religion. Yet, it followed the very script of patriarchal, misogynistic interpretations of Genesis exactly. The moment Eve showed up in guise of Michelle Pfeiffer as a seductrous…