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Whoa. How many times during Mandy did I think "dang, am I on acid?" Director Panos Cosmatos is intentional with this aspect, using color bends and blends to give Mandy an overall hallucination-like vibe to go with the 80's backdrop the movie takes place in.
All cool color effects aside, Mandy suffers from an extremely long start, one of those long Deer Hunter intros establishing the relationship between its protagonists (Cage and Riseborough). Its completely unnecessary in length, even if the look of it all keeps it from putting audiences ...
The Strangers: Prey at Night
I enjoyed the first Strangers. It did a good job at focusing on mood and tension, not worrying too much on the plot. Just put a couple in the middle of nowhere with some killers in cool masks and let them go at it. Nothing mind blowing, but it worked.
This oddly timed sequel attempts to do the same but pretty much fails at nearly every level. This time we have a family in the killers' sights instead of just a couple, but their characters feel like generic cutouts ...
Watching Baskin is a little akin to watching someone else's really bad nightmare. It has that dreamlike aspect prevalent throughout where things happen with no explanation and when its all over, you will wonder just wtf happened. But that's ok. It doesn't all need to make sense. Just know its a really, really bad evening for five Turkish police officers responding to a distress call at an abandoned building. They will soon come into contact with a cult led by Baba, played by newcomer Mehmet Cerrahoglu ...