this is how ruby sparks should have gone
genuinely brilliant. whip-smart, nuanced, manages to be over-the-top without beating you over the head. the most uncomfortable i’ve been in a movie theater possibly ever, and i occasionally get paid to watch horror movies! i recommend this to anyone who can handle it (i.e. who can handle a lot of cringe, medical horror, and projectile vomiting).
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
i immediately went home and recited the entire plot of this movie to my girlfriend just so i could confirm that it was real. five stars
OK, for those who requested it: The Entire Plot of Brandon Cronenberg's 2023 Erectile Tissue Classic "Infinity Pool."
opens with a (very apt) warning that epileptics should not watch this movie.
James (Skarsgård) and his wife, Em (Coleman) are on vacation in La Tolqa, a country that Brandon Cronenberg made up but…