“With LUCE, he showcases elegant filmmaking skills that seem to have been earlier gobbled up by the ill-fated chapter of a big franchise. Onah emphasizes both what the camera shows and purposely hides, while the question of Luce’s true intentions lingers over it all like a dark cloud. It’s an effect the director achieves through expertly calculated long takes (lensed by cinematographer Larkin Seiple, I DON’T FEEL AT HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE.) and an eerie score (composed by Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury, ANNIHILATION) that heightens rather than prescribes the on-screen tension.”
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