I say this because I understood Darren Aronofsky’s mother! and it was bullshit.
It’s strangest quality as a film is that it’s a horror movie that is simply not very scary. While the line between scary and not is porous, subjective, and obtuse, it’s up to a movie to either define its terms or define itself in relation to existing ones.
What ya gonna do when the forces aligned against the freedom of the press run wild on you? Let’s hope we don’t have to find out.
Nostalgia is the bottomless pit into which we willingly throw ourselves.
“The truth comes to light in very odd colors.”
The Dark Tower does something few other films are able to accomplish, it’s a perfectly “alright” film. It sits comfortably on the razor’s edge of mediocrity,