“Barbarian” actually is messed up. Tess (Georgina Campbell) is a young woman who travels to Detroit for a job interview. She shows up to her Air BnB, in a rough part of town, only to find that another person (Bill Skarsgård) already there.
Thus begins a strange odyssey that is almost impossible to explain without spoiling one of the many shocking twists. Writer/director Zach Cregger really goes for it, laying on stylistic shifts, multiple timelines and, like we said, some trully messed up junk.
It’s hard to shake this one. And while it might not be a blockbuster, it seems destined to become a cult classic.Earlier this spring indie powerhouse A24 released Ti West’s “X,” a blood-soaked throwback to slasher films of the 1970s and ‘80s that followed a group of good-natured pornographers as they were dispatched, one by one, while filming their latest adults-only opus. “X” was a new horror classic.Read more on thewrap.com