The Lighthouse (2019) – Robert Eggers [SPOILERS]

Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse, written by him and his brother Max, sees Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe playing two lighthouse keepers on a small remote island in the 1890s. Both Dafoe and Pattinson give very expressive, theatrical performances and chilling and intense character studies. The unrelenting nature of the location adds to the physicality ofContinue reading “The Lighthouse (2019) – Robert Eggers [SPOILERS]”

American Psycho (2000) – Mary Harron

American Psycho, directed by Mary Harron and written with Guinevere Turner, is an adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’ 1991 novel. Set in the 1980s the story follows the increasingly unhinged Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale) as he yields to his homicidal urges. Bateman’s voice-over tells us early on, “I simply am not there”, yet what theContinue reading “American Psycho (2000) – Mary Harron”