The Guest (2014)
First screened in September 2014
Director: Adam Wingard. Cast: Dan Stevens, Maika Monroe, Brendan Meyer, Sheila Kelley, Leland Orser, Tabatha Shaun, Lance Reddick, Chase Williamson, Joel David Moore, Brendan Wedner, Ethan Embry, Stephen Brown, Alex Knight. Screenplay: Simon Barrett.

Twitter Capsule: Teorema redone as The Hottie that Rocks the Cradle, with Dan Stevens as even icier-eyed T-1000. First half beats second.

VOR:   Proficient enough to compel attention, without the level of precision or coherence to make it unmissable. Could be a key film for Stevens or for Wingard, depending.

Photo © 2014 Picturehouse/Snoot Entertainment

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

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