Sidewinder’s View: Super Dark Times (2017) [SPOILERS]

Reading through several reviews of this picture, I noticed each reviewer had the same gripe with the film. Namely that what started off as a keenly observed teen angst story "disappointingly" wandered into "Slasher" territory for its finale. This gripe is what convinced me to check it out.

Arthouse Films Vs. Sundance-y Movies

Sundance-y Movie: Told on a smaller scale, from a smaller perspective, with an unpolished feeling to its script, which is frequently dialogue-heavy. Its visuals are usually underwhelming, with little regard given to shot compositions, and offering a drab color palette.