Some gentle spoilers for “Recent” comply with, so if you have not seen the movie and also you'd slightly not know any particulars, come again and browse this after you have given it a watch. It seems Steve is a psychopath who has plans to actually strip Noa for components and promote her meat to those that would pay an entire lot of cash for it — and she or he's not even his solely sufferer. He is solely too completely happy to take these girls aside little by little, consuming or promoting every bit of them, and clearly having fun with the entire horrible course of.
Music performs a pivotal function within the movie. This is sensible, contemplating Cave was making music movies prior to creating her function debut with “Recent,” so she is aware of a factor or two a few killer needle drop. The movie prominently options artists such because the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Duran Duran (masking Lou Reed!), and even a Radiohead cowl. Steve has an actual love for ‘80s and ‘90s pop, and whether or not he is tenderizing human flesh or surgically eradicating physique components, he is singing and dancing his approach via it. It is one of many extra chilling features of the movie, and likewise exhibits off Stan's appearing expertise. He can go from immensely charming to straight-up terrifying with out warning. Cave instructed Newsweek:
“Earlier than he even knew that he bought the half he despatched me an electronic mail and it was only a video hooked up of him dancing in his kitchen with a steak knife. He was simply actually desirous to dive into the character already.”
Stan later posted the video on Instagram and you'll definitely see he was the right actor to play Steve from the start. In actual fact, Cave had already determined to solid Stan within the function earlier than he despatched her the clip, although it did cement him in her thoughts as the appropriate selection.