Stoker’s Lofty Ambitions Squandered By a Lackluster Script

Stoker begins by telling us exactly what it’s about and exactly what kind of film it’s going to be, both thematically and stylistically. “It’s only when we realize who we are do we become adults,” India Stoker (Mia Wasikowska) whispers over the opening credits sequence filled with curious close-ups, unsettling compositions, and jagged edits. Stoker […]