Warning: The following contains mild spoilers for In the Tall Grass.
One of the weirdest corners in the Stephen King multiverse, In the Tall Grass has everything.
There’s grass, mud, more grass, time travel, true love, eye stabbings, skull smashings, incest, cannibalism, grass again, and a mustachioed Patrick Wilson repeatedly saying, “Real estate’s the game!” like a creepy step-dad at the neighborhood block party.
Suffice to say, writer-director Vincenzo Natali’s story of tourists lost in a field is a strange one.
Loosely based on King and son Joe Hill’s novella name, Natali’s adaptation isn’t a complete departure from standard King fare — but it’s not what Netflix subscribers who loved 1922 and Gerald’s Game were probably expecting. Read more…