[From IMDB:] A newcomer to a fancy ballet academy gradually comes to realize that the school is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of grisly murders.
Suspiria is beautiful, both in terms of its set design and its cinematography. The soundtrack is deeply unsettling, and does an amazing job of creating tension. So, it’s a beautiful, unsettling…
…mess of a movie.
Now, I realise that Suspiria is a cult classic, so saying that it’s a mess is a controversial stance to take, but, man…I tried. Really, I tried. And I really did think that, technically, it was masterful. I just didn’t enjoy anything about the meandering, underwhelming story that, theoretically, was meant to be pulling all of those technical aspects together.
I generally have an appreciation for the classics, but – on a scale of hit or miss – Suspiria was such a miss for me, I don’t even know if I’m capable of saying much more about how I didn’t like it.
At least I can now say that I’ve watched it. So, there’s something, I guess.