Film: The Guest
Starring: Dan Stevens, Maika Monroe
Directed by: Adam Wingard
The Guest. So modest a title for so boisterous a film. What sounds like it could be a locked room (or house) slasher from Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett (You’re Next, V/H/S) turns into a big, stylish thriller that throws back to classics both you and its creators love.
Dan Stevens dominates the film as our titular guest, a veteran who stops by the Peterson residence to visit the still-grieving family of a dead comrade. His beautiful, Bradley Cooper/Captain America visage captivates both the …