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‘The Killing of Two Lovers’: Portrait of a Desperate Dad in Denial — With a Gun

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rollingstone K. Austin Collins
2021-05-15 05:44:02

Robert Machoian’s debut feature, The Killing of Two Lovers, has a tough psychological knot braided right through its center, one that it doesn’t quite satisfyingly untangle — not that it exactly means to. The movie opens with a man named David (Clayne Crawford) standing over his sleeping wife, Nikki (Sepideh Moafi), and the man she’s been seeing, Derek (Chris Coy), with a gun in hand, shaking ...

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