A delightfully disturbing and thought-provoking “Carrie” meets “Misery” horror movie. Octavia Spencer delivers a terrifying performance; however, the movie is hampered by other one-dimensional characters. In short, the reason to watch this movie is for the outstanding performance by Spencer and the commentary on high school bullying and teen sexual assault.
The high speed hype train begins to slow down. The highly anticipated followup to the horror masterpiece Get Out ultimately falls short of the bar set by its predecessor. Many of the film’s elements work exceptionally well; but unfortunately, the film is held back from its full potential by weak writing and average directing.
Happy Halloween Michael! David Gordon Green’s Halloween truly is the sequel that we have been waiting for in the Halloween franchise. Green set out to direct a Halloween movie that he desired to work both as an homage to the original whilst crafting an original story that could do more than be a great horror film, but be a great film period. And suffice it to say, he delivered in spades (or knives, as it were haha).
Black Mirror on crack. That is precisely what Blumhouse’s Upgrade can be likened to. Outstanding commentary on the convergence of humanity …