Split (2017)
First screened in August 2017
Director: M. Night Shyamalan. Cast: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley, Haley Lu Richardson, Jessica Sula, Izzie Coffey, Brad William Henke, Sebastian Arcelus, Neal Huff, M. Night Shyamalan. Screenplay: M. Night Shyamalan.

Twitter Capsule: Concocts an immensely lurid scenario, arguably made better or worse by shilling itself as slaphappy camp. Then turns to shit.

VOR:   The multiple-personality angle, the strange tone, even some clever scene constructions demonstrate some brio. But mostly it's sleazy and stale.

Photo © 2017 Universal Pictures/Blumhouse Productions

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: D

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