give me the most dramatic slow motion you have
Hot take: The filmmakers purposefully only showed Cumberbatch's menacing character, Phil, subtly taunting Kirsten Dunst's Rose and Kodi Smit-McPhee's Peter because YOU, the viewer, get to decide whether you support them or not. If you choose to believe Kirsten and Kodi's character are overreacting, you should self reflect on why.
Benedict Cumberbatch shines in this role. Obviously brilliant, respected, and a controlling bully, to keep that image in tact, Phil is an imperfect character. That makes him interesting though,…