You’re about to enter a dimension, not only of sight and sound, but of mind. That’s the signpost up ahead. …
“Sometimes dead is better.” Unless you’re back from the dead with a vengeance! Brace yourself for the spine-chilling, immensely terrifying 2019 adaptation of the best-selling novel Pet Sematary by the legendary Stephen King. 2019’s Pet Sematary delivers in ‘spades’–quite literally. You will feel the ominous sense of dread stay with you as you’re buried in a nightmare. This ‘plot’ is solid.
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.
Beware of Greeks bearing gifts; or in the case of this movie, the director gifts us a movie that looks fantastic on the outside, but is a disaster on screen. There is a good science-fiction movie in there somewhere. But because of the poor direction, the movies plays off as completely disjointed, lacking any emotional connection to the characters.
Captain Marvel hits theatres nationwide this weekend! Brie Larson’s Carol Danvers is delightful! Unfortunately, as enjoyable and fun as the movie is, it suffers from flaws that can be traced back to the writing and directing. Definitely a recommended watch, just lower your expectations a little.