I’ve had a shit of a last week and this week isn’t shaping up wildly better, so I’m going for the triple whammy and finally subjecting myself to Under the Skin.
For those not in the know, the book was Michel Faber’s startling debut, an uncomfortable story about a woman who picks up hitchhikers and delivers them to an unpleasant fate in the Scottish highlands. It’s weird, it’s unsettling and it’s highly unusual. It’s not unfilmable, but you could be forgiven for thinking it must be given Jonathan Glazer’s effort. Anything I have to say from here on in can’t be any less coherent than this movie, so I figured I’d embrace the hilarity and liveblog my way through it.
If you want to know what you’re missing….