Some of Sandler's and Stiller's best work. Unravelled in ways only family can peel you back.
I still like this film. A lot. Mainly because on the second viewing I realised how similar Ingrid is to me. I’ve said those thing she mutters to her phone at the end. It’s fucked. But it’s that moment of seeing a truth unfold on screen you can’t even admit to yourself. Who knew Ingrid would bring it out of me. #iamingrid
I had a soul-changing existential crisis watching this film, filled with anxiety, tension, stress, paranoia, fear - A CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE. Everything about the film, the gorgeous cinematography, the colour palette, the muted yet explosive acting, THE SOUND MIX, places you within Lawrence's unnamed protagonist and you feel your sanity slipping away as does hers. It's pure cinematic empathy, it's a very uncomfortable feeling that not many people will like, but at its core it's a very human experience. My hands…
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Absolutely fantastic and mesmerizing film. Glad I avoided watching the trailer as the film is at first hard to read, but demands an informed viewing to decipher its true narrative, one of a subconscious battle to suppress negative thoughts and the metaphor of spiders was perfectly weaved into the story. - Villenueve is definitely one to watch considering the underrated Prisoners was also a marvel at delving into the subconscious.