31 Days of Hallowe’en 2022, Day 29: Barbarian [2022]


Last night was another film I’d watched after absorbing the built-up hype around how my viewing experience was supposed to go. And it’s my fault for buying into that, because I think I expected a slightly different film than what I got.

Barbarian, written and directed by Zach Cregger, follows Tess (Georgina Campbell), a young woman who comes to Detroit for a job interview. When she shows up at the Airbnb she’s booked, she’s astonished to find someone else staying there (Bill SkarsgĂ„rd). This is all I should say about the plot. I’d rather anyone reading this go in as blindly as I did.

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