...pointless post

honestly, why are all the dorian gray movies so damn obsessed with decadence and vice and thriller/horror tropes when the book is so obsessed with art

where’s my arty dorian gray film dripping with wide shots of basil’s garden in the rain, and profusions of flowers and colour and paint, which uses interesting frames and dialogue and shots and refuses to give the viewer a comfortable moral angle but is never, ever gaudy

where’s the dorian gray film that’s indisputably art