UNDER THE SKIN (2014) / by B. Roche

An alien comes to earth and assumes the form of Scarlet Johansson to collect men. This is super easy, because she has assumed the form of Scarlet Johansson.

This was really unique and hypnotic. Director Jonathan Glazer (on only his third film after Sexy Beast and Birth) employs creepy lighting and an immersive soundtrack to mimic SJ's experience of being in a completely foreign environment.

In the bargain, it ends up being about the subjective experience of a beautiful woman. Everyone SJ meets wants something from her, and despite her crazy alien powers is alienated by us male animals (#seewhatididthere). Possibly as weird as Dogtooth, and even better.