Speak No Evil is now streaming on Shudder.
“There are only two things I cannot tolerate in this world: people who are intolerant of other people’s cultures, and the Dutch.” — Nigel Powers
Why begin a review of Christian Tafdrup’s masochistically brutal Speak No Evil with a quote from Austin Powers in Goldmember? Well, maybe Nigel knew something we didn’t know about Bloody Dutch. Speak No Evil is essentially last summer’s Hulu comedy holiday friends, except for a reputedly twisted horror tale without sunny conclusions. It’s in the category of filmmaking with relentless bad vibes green Room, crazy remake of 2012, and the other four-bright tales of bleak inhumanity. don’t think that WildWhere you can hoot and holler alongside pure mean-spirited horror entertainment—be it Hounds of Love or Coming Home in the Dark, where there’s no soft emancipation to curtail stomach-churning villains.