Horror Movie Reviews
Directed by Lucky McKee
Incest? Check. Rape? Check. Torture? Check. Violent Misogyny? Mega-check.
The movie tells the story of a Nell-like wildling woman who intersects with “civilization.” Unfortunately for her, “civilization” is in the form of a control-freaky lawyer (Sean Bridgers) who captures her and takes her home to the fam.
The lawyer chains her up in his bunker/cellar and hilarity ensues. As the film progresses, we are treated to a thinly veiled didactic feminist tale; stereotype upon stereotype stack for the director to make his point. The lawyer beats his complacent and obedient wife, encourages his son’s sexual deviance, and rapes the captive Woman. Wait, is he the one who knocked up his teenage daughter? Continue ReadingRead More