Split ★★★

Genuinely better than I expected, James Mcavoy and Anya Taylor Joy are both brilliant and really elevate the entire movie. I was scared and enthralled at points and found it to be fairly unique.

But god was the ending horrendous, and it felt insanely weird that Casey’s entire traumatic backstory felt written in as just an excuse for her to survive in the end. Almost glossed over in a way? And Kevin’s abusing childhood too. They just didn’t sit right with me.

All in all, I think you do understand what you’re getting from this, it’s M Night Shyamalan, it will have plot twists and creepy moments. This is certainly better than some other things he’s done but also doesn’t reach the highs of something like The Sixth Sense.

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