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The inevitable has happened: Quarantine-Fueled Zoom Horror. And honestly? It’s great. I love this cast. The performances are so organic, and there’s really great chemistry despite the “long-distance”. Spooky ghost stories are my favorite, and the technology gimmick doesn’t bog this one down at all. A really fun time.
Very clever. Very well-made. It makes you think, but does get a bit heavy-handed as the story progresses. The (not-quite ambiguous) ending is worthy of an eyeroll too. I did like the rather surreal, unsettling atmosphere though. It’s maintained throughout and there was never a dull moment in the film’s tight runtime. Brea Grant is great as the lead, and her script is impressive too.
An absolutely wonderful breath of fresh air as far as Tim Burton's films are concerned. It might not be Ed Wood, but it still proves to be an intriguing enough biopic. Where the pacing and script sometimes falter, the great performances by the cast as well as the gorgeous aesthetics definitely pick up the slack.
Now that I actually have the time to formulate a better review (and I've watched it for the umpteenth millionth time):
Shock Treatment might've seemed like the worst idea at the time, but really, it's much better than the movie it's claimed to be a direct sequel/equal to. It was just never given a chance at the box office or by the devout Rocky Horror fans it was solely created for. Overall, the story is more cohesive (even though it…