Talking Stars #39 – ‘Split’

The team discusses this movie that attempts to portray disassociative identity disorder. It’s a discussion film that is for sure. Basic show outline: Intro Brief synopsis NON SPOILER First Thoughts (5 Words Review) (Trying Something new building on Kira’s idea last week) SOFT SPOILER Talk (Because it’s hard to talk about this film without spoilers) …

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The team discusses this movie that attempts to portray disassociative identity disorder. It’s a discussion film that is for sure.

Basic show outline:

Intro

Brief synopsis

NON SPOILER

First Thoughts (5 Words Review) (Trying Something new building on Kira’s idea last week)

SOFT SPOILER Talk (Because it’s hard to talk about this film without spoilers)

Split

Split

“Three girls are kidnapped by a man with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities, and must try and escape before the apparent emergence of a frightful new 24th.” -IMDB

Cast

James McAvoy Dennis/Patricia/Hedwig/The Beast/Kevin Wendell Crumb/Barry/Orwell/Jade
Anya Taylor-Joy Casey Cooke
Haley Lu Richardson Claire Benoit
Jessica Sula Marcia

Directed by

M. Night Shyamalan

Written by

M. Night Shyamalan

Other Info

Horror, Thriller

PG-13

Fri 20 Jan 2017 UTC

117min

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Casey (Anya Taylor-Joy Future horror star?)

Dr Franklin

Other two girls

(Those shouldn’t take long)

Story (WITHOUT END CREDITS SCENE)

James McAvoy characters/performance

Favourite of Kevin’s personalities?

The End Credits Impact?

Marks out of 24 or 5?

Where does this rank in the M Night Films (Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, Signs, The Village, Lady in the Water,

Last Airbender, The Happening, After Earth and The Visit).

Talking Stars #39 – ‘Split’ was published first at Talking Stars.

Author: Damien Riley

I'm an online diarist, blog film critic, & podcaster. My views on films and life are often 'left of center' on, but I have respect for other viewpoints. I married my high-desert princess (now my queen). We have 3 children.