The Lighthouse, or: two bros, chillin’ in a lighthouse, trying to kill each other ’cause they’re not gay. We’re kidding, mostly. Let’s talk about Freud, Jung, and myth, and see how many times we can say “phallus” in 1.5 hours!
Mistakes: When Missy says she wants to see an “indulgent, weird, complex, creepy horror movie,” but that Robert Eggers isn’t the person to direct it, she forgot to include “queer” in her description. Eggers has, in fact, directed at least two indulgent, weird, complex, creepy horror movies.
Some Sources You Might Find Interesting:
The Lighthouse’ Review: Dark Nights, Troubled Souls, Hairy Men by Manohla Dargis
‘The Lighthouse’ Ending Feeds Myth and Symbolism to the Birds by Vinnie Mancuso
‘The Lighthouse,’ ‘The Witch’ and the Horror of Robert Eggers by Richard Newby
The Lies of the Lighthouse by Acolytes of Horror
The Lighthouse, Twilight, And Masculinity by Kay and Skittles
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