Movie review: Edge of the Knife


As far as weird movies go, this is one that probably wouldn’t grab a lot of people’s attention unless they’re into the slow-moving, restful type of horror. not much on the jumps. Edge of the Knife is a film that isn’t exactly scary but feels like a serious descent into madness as two families meet on a fishing retreat, a fairly common occurrence in this story as it turns out. seems. But when Adiits’ii, a noble among the tribes, accidentally causes the death of his best friend’s son, he flees into the woods to escape guilt. Unfortunately, this causes him to become a Gaagiixiid, which is a supernatural being driven by hunger. Adiits’ii becomes so deranged that he begins to eat anything he finds, which at one point includes a sea urchin he finds in a pond. One can easily guess what happens when he attempts to eat the thorny creature, as several spines stick to his face, giving him a rather gruesome grotesque appearance.

Trying to watch this movie in the hope that it will pick up is a little difficult because the thing is, it really doesn’t. The story is a little slow and the general idea is something that brings to life a supernatural force that could have a lot of potential to be absolutely terrifying. However, the movie never really goes to the edge, no pun intended, as it’s more of a cerebral horror flick, and even that’s a bit of a stretch. The fact that it has been praised by many who have watched it is not that confusing because from a certain point of view, it is fair to say that it could be considered something very effective.

This movie is definitely not for those who like gruesome, violent horror movies that twist people around and make them a little anxious. The only real anxiety that comes from this movie is wait for it to pick up a bit. Adiits’ii’s transformation from a carefree individual into a horrifying monster that lives in the forest is a little confusing, but at the same time he keeps moving forward in a way that might make sense to many. people, especially if culture is treated respectfully and accurately. This isn’t a movie for those who want the type of hack and slash horror that’s sure to spill buckets of blood and guts, as it becomes more of a psychological journey through madness. Trying to get excited about this movie is a little difficult, but sitting down long enough to get into this movie might test the patience of many horror fans, because putting this on Shudder seems a bit confusing but not entirely inaccurate because it There’s a horror story to be told, even if this one falls short of the overall look of horror. Many horror movies that work culturally have some kind of hit and miss track record, but the thing is, this particular movie feels more culturally heavy than anything else.

From the imagery to the film’s overall impact, the cultural impact and overall story has managed to grab the attention of several people, but why it’s being hailed as something big and provocative is a bit confusing. The story of Adiits’ii is that of a charming and friendly man but also a little irresponsible since he likes to joke while his friend Kwa is a little simpler and less popular. The dynamic between the two men doesn’t remain the same throughout the film, but it becomes tense at one point as it becomes apparent that Kwa’s son might not have been his son, to begin with. It is also established at one point that Adiits’ii is a little less of a stand-up character than one might think as he cannot take responsibility for what he has done and is therefore easier to insult than to root given that he can’t face Kwa. Some might want to defend the character of Adiits’ii just as they would say it’s a movie worth watching, but either way it’s a bit confusing.

Ultimately, the cinematography of this movie is one of the best aspects because culturally the story is meaningful and manages to convey what it needs to. But in terms of horror, it seems perspective is the most important aspect, because unless you have the necessary perspective, it might seem a little confusing as to why it would belong in the horror genre. As a dramatic horror, this might be a worthy addition.


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