It’s at once sturdily engineered and a little bit too tidy, and its shocks grow ever more predictable. And because it doesn’t quite stick its landing, it seems underwhelming in spite of its best bits, including some quick-cut, effectively Wheatleyian imagery that’s been dropped into the mix and a well-deployed electronic score by Toydrum. At this point, Lowe is a more striking and resourceful actor than director, and that’s fine. She’s clearly a huge talent.
March 23, 2017