Marc Malkin Senior Film Awards, Events & Lifestyle Editor SPOILER ALERT: This story contains descriptions of key scenes and storylines in “Saltburn.” Oscar-winning filmmaker Emerald Fennell’s new twisted thriller, “Saltburn,” includes several graphic scenes that have left moviegoers debating whether to be titillated or disturbed. “It gets under your skin,” Fennell told me Tuesday at the film’s Los Angeles premiere. “We just want to make something that makes people feel something.
I want to make stuff that you go and sit in a dark room full of strangers and you don’t know what you’re going to feel and you don’t know where you’re going to be probed.
And everyone has a different take on it. “Some people are screaming, some people are squealing,” she continued. “Some people are turned on, some people are freaked out and some are furious.
Some people don’t really care. What you want is for people to spill out into the street and want to go and have a drink and talk about it.” While I certainly wasn’t drinking on the carpet, I did talk to stars Jacob Elordi and Barry Keoghan about the Amazon movie’s most explicit scenes.Read more on variety.com