Like his work or not, Ti West's follow up to The House of the Devil is another fine piece of craftsmanship. The young man simply knows how to make a movie, and especially one on his own terms.
A vanity project from successful Hollywood screenwriter and first-time director Mitch Glazer, Passion Play should really be much funnier than it is. Oh, it's not a comedy, by the way. Not at all.
The film version by director Niels Arden Oplev is a faithful adaptation of the novel...perhaps too faithful to work completely as cinema, but well-produced nonetheless.