EDGE OF EVERYTHING – Review by Betsy Pickle

A film doesn’t need to have gruesome special effects, otherworldly demons and exotic incantations to work as a horror movie. Edge of Everything crafts an effective nightmare with a familiar coming-of-age formula, a raw depiction of teen peer pressure and an alarming reflection of a licentious youth culture that can’t seem to shake toxic masculinity no matter how “woke” it appears. Edge of Everything doesn’t preach, and it’s not really a cautionary tale. Abby and her friends all are aware of the consequences of smoking, drinking, using drugs and engaging in sexual activities, and until now they’ve been content to follow the prudent path. They don’t realize that there are already cracks in the walls of their protected lives.

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