Cannes Report, Day 6: ‘The Lighthouse’ Shines, Tarantino Begs for No Spoilers

Cannes Report, Day 6: ‘The Lighthouse’ Shines, Tarantino Begs for No Spoilers
No sooner than fans on the internet were signing petitions demanding that Robert Pattinson never play Batman, the former “Twilight” star took to Cannes to remind everyone how brilliant of an actor he can be with a crazed performance in “The Lighthouse.”

Robert Eggers’ film, his follow-up to the indie horror classic “The Witch,” stars Pattinson opposite Willem Dafoe, with Dafoe playing an aging lighthouse keeper in the early 20th century in Maine. The two lock horns in a tense psychological battle that has the two screaming at each other amid the film’s dark comedy and supernatural horror touches. And that doesn’t even begin to describe the half of it.

TheWrap’s Ben Croll wrote: “A richly textured portrait of two men on the far edges of society intensifying each other’s descent into madness, “The Lighthouse” lulls like a sea song, knocks like a wave and had
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