They/they debut on Peacock on August 5, 2022.
A movie extra simple than its implausible title may recommend, John Logan’s directorial debut with them/them (pronounced “They’re Slicing Them”) finds methods to often trace on the risks of transformative remedy, however seldom evoke the true awe of the serial killer’s scattered saga. A lame horror drama that fades shortly — each in narrative and magnificence — that includes hints of actual character, actual horror, and actual want, however slips away from each as shortly because the homophobic glimpse of Ru Paul’s drag race. In truth, by the point he reaches his whine of conclusion, he feels totally cowardly.
After opening with a very thrilling sequence of murders on a mysterious path within the woods – the place a masked, masked killer, specifically, hunts a lady with brief hair and a gender-neutral model – they introduce his/her potential victims, a gaggle of homosexual teenagers and younger males arrive to a secluded homosexual conversion camp. That is Camp Whistler, whose optimistic motto is “Respect. Renew. Rejoice.” He’s met in rhythm by her cheerful senior advisor, Owen Whistler (Kevin Bacon). Owen makes his intentions clear up entrance: He needs this group of homosexual, bisexual, transgender, and non-binary youth to discover a sense of gender normativeness, however provided that they actually need to. This component of alternative is, in fact, fictitious, as many youngsters have been despatched to Camp Whistler by their mother and father, however Owen ensures a welcoming ambiance, and surprising understanding when protagonist Jordan (Theo Germaine), a non-binary character, is manipulated utilizing their pronouns. / they.