The studio dumped this trash heap on Disney+, and even the home streaming platform is far more than it deserves.
After all the pointless plot twists, gross overacting, and irritating visuals, all that’s left is a jumbled, disappointing mess of bloody brutality.
“Roman J. Israel Esq.” certainly is an ambitious mess.
“The Killing of a Sacred Deer” certainly is not for everyone, but those who appreciate the director’s previous work will find the film greatly rewarding.
It’s almost as if Sofia Coppola’s period piece “The Beguiled” was tailor-made to divide audiences, and I place the blame solely on the studio’s marketing department.
LOUISA: MATT: LOUISA SAYS: This offbeat, subversive and squirm-inducing film is the perfect companion piece to director Yorgos Lanthimos‘ other feature, “Dogtooth.”