Movie Diary 7/24/2022

The Innocents (Eskil Vogt, 2021). Children with extrasensory powers, making various levels of mayhem in a housing development. There are some tired ideas in the thing, but it’s hard to deny Vogt’s skill at mounting certain creepy effects, or his ability to lock us into a child’s perspective. Overall, though, an unsavory experience. Vogt is the co-writer of Joachim Trier’s films.