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DESTROYER AT MOONLIGHT CINEMA. LIKE THE DRIVE-IN ONLY BETTER.

It’s a bit like the heyday of the drive-in.  Moonlight Cinemas gives you the freedom to eat and drink and relax in a seat of your choice or the comfy bean bag sofas you can hire.  But the biggest advantage is being able to check in with your companion about the plot details.

Very useful for a film such as DESTROYER which has a time structure that requires constant attention from the audience to site the narrative as the threads weave together toward the slow burn climax.

The narrative eddies around the plodding, broken character of Erin Bell who staggers into frame with hangover and rumple, having slept in her car.  A banger is dead and Erin knows how and why … and who killed him.  A past is catching up with her as she hangs on by a liquid filament to her job as an LA Detective with a violent backstory, including an undercover operation that brings her to standing over a dead and dumped body. Continue reading DESTROYER AT MOONLIGHT CINEMA. LIKE THE DRIVE-IN ONLY BETTER.