Dir: David Robert Mitchell. Cast: Andrew Garfield, Riley Keough, Topher Grace, Zosia Mamet, Jimmi Simpson, Patrick Fischler, Luke Baines, Callie Hernandez, Riki Lindhome, Don McManus. 139 mins
In 2014, David Robert Mitchell had a remarkable cult hit with It Follows, which freaked out out indie-horror fans with ingenious verve and subtext galore. Now he’s back with a risky, sprawling Marmite movie in the shape of Under the Silver Lake.
And what a peculiar experience it is, like rummaging around in a ball pit of abstruse Los Angeles lore, movie idolatry and dissociative psychodrama.
The film has a woozy, cracked vision that will alienate some, mystify more and entrance a select few. Initial comparisons…