The Vanishing: fate, freewill, and hope

Note: There are ending spoilers throughout this analysis! George Sluizer’s methodical thriller The Vanishing is deceptively straightforward. A crime is committed and we know the criminal almost nearly from the start. But to know in advance how it might play out is what gives The Vanishing its ultimate gravitas, as psychological and existential quandaries on… Continue reading The Vanishing: fate, freewill, and hope