87 | Thelma


Director: Joachim Trier
Writers: Joachim Trier & Eskil Vogt

Synopsis: The movie opens with a little girl (Thelma) & her father in the woods hunting deer. After setting his sights on a doe, the father aims for the little girl’s head. Cut to ten or so years later - Thelma is a college freshman living away from her very religious helicopter parents for the first time. An attraction to a fellow student seems to lead to violent seizures, during which Thelma evens seems to be affecting the environment around her. Is this why young Thelma's father pointed his gun at her? Was he afraid of what Thelma might become?

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Somehow, The Bloodlust managed to miss the opportunity to review Mark Duplass' unsettling and uncomfortable thriller, Creep (though, it did make it onto a couple of our "EOY top ten" lists. So to make up for missing the first one, next time you hear from us, we'll be joined by our dear friend, Sandra, as we review and discuss the aptly named Creep sequel, Creep 2