Under the Silver Lake is a sun-bleached modern noir

David Robert Mitchell’s original and electrifying third film is a shaggy-dog story.

Few US film-makers since Gus Van Sant have delivered such an original and electrifying opening hat-trick as David Robert Mitchell. His first two pictures – the wistful coming-of-age tale The Myth of the American Sleepover and the woozy horror It Follows – were set in a dreamy hinterland of eternal dusk. Mitchell’s third film, Under the Silver Lake, is a sun-bleached modern noir shuffling blearily in the footsteps of other Californian stoner odysseys: The Long Goodbye, The Big...
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