Two doctors walk down a hallway. They dispassionately discuss a subject with clinical precision, outlining details of what is critical to their decision making. They offer one another opposing viewpoints, but agree on a key area. They are not talking about a patient, an ailment, or a procedure. They are discussing a timepiece.
If this conversation sounds like an interesting one to you, then The Killing of a Sacred Deer may be your kind of movie. A two hour slog through a supposed thriller plot, the film offers actors reciting lines with near ambivalence, part of a calculated attempt on the part of filmmakers to focus the attention of the viewer on something other than their performance. Something. Continue reading The Killing of a Sacred Deer ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆