It has the capacity to horrify in the best and the worst of ways. Yet like any true fairy tale, it is unlikely ever to leave its audience bored or indifferent. Our most darkly seductive fantasies are the ones we never admit to – and Juraj Herz is a wizard at getting them right. What about the ‘Happily Ever After’ bits? We are more than able to fill those in for ourselves.
June 22, 2017