The #1 Movie On Prime Video Is Shocking Viewers: “We need to turn the TV off”

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SALTBURN, Alison Oliver, 2023. © MGM / Courtesy Everett Collection

As a chaos queen, I love that one of my favorite films of last year is still breaking the internet. Who would have thought this gorgeous and weird film would be so divisive after all this time? It’s a sexy, disturbing thriller that continues to benefit from all its wild press. And it’s held on to the #1 spot on Prime Video for almost three full weeks.

To celebrate, I felt it might be time to investigate why people find Saltburn so darn shocking. First, let us get to know it a bit better…

The Official Synopsis

“Academy Award-winning filmmaker Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman) brings us a beautifully wicked tale of privilege and desire. Struggling to find his place at Oxford University, student Oliver Quick finds himself drawn into the world of the charming and aristocratic Felix Catton, who invites him to Saltburn, his eccentric family’s sprawling estate, for a summer never to be forgotten.”

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Saltburn was written and directed by Emerald Fennell. The film stars Barry Keoghan, Jacob Elordi, Rosamund Pike, Richard E. Grant, Alison Oliver, Archie Madekwe, and Carey Mulligan.

It’s clear viewers have strong opinions about the movie. However, most of Twitter seems to be losing their minds over the methods that Oliver (Barry Keoghan) used to, er, drink in his time with this wealthy family.

See what Twitter is saying:

I thought Saltburn was a fun, dark, and gorgeous movie. Still, I could have never predicted the amount of pearl-clutching it would cause when I wrote my review. Watching this unfold in real time has been the gift that keeps giving. I

f you have not visited Saltburn on Prime Video, watch the trailer below and fix that tonight.

Also Read: Mike Flanagan Recommends This Disturbing Horror Movie On Prime Video: “One of the most unsettling horror films I’ve ever seen”

Have you accidentally watched Saltburn on Prime Video a few times already? Is Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s songMurder on the Dancefloor, still stuck in your head? Then we might be the same person and should talk about that at @misssharai. Also, let me know if you are one of the people who found it shocking. 



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