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My Letterboxd reviews of Limitless and The Sacrament

Here’s a couple of ‘Netflix roulette’ viewings, starting with Limitless

I still don’t know what people see in Bradley Cooper. His charisma void undermines what’s already a fairly uninspired action thriller, one with Dick-ish pretensions but too capitalist to go all the way. That director Neil Burger would go on to helm the first instalment of the Divergent franchise is apropos, in hindsight.

Ti West’s The Sacrament fared much better in my estimation:

Ti West’s thing is doing (or attempting to do) a lot with very little, but he finally cracks it with this lean but deeply affecting mockumentary take on the Jim Jones cult story.