It’s funny how — in this new reality — it seems like everything reminds me of COVID-19, from TV shows that remind us of how things used to be to dystopian-future films that make us exclaim, “Hey, that’s sort of like what we’re dealing with!” Neasa Hardiman’s sci-fi horror film Sea Fever may be dealing with a horrific parasite instead of a virus, but I couldn’t help but draw parallels to the current worldwide pandemic we’re experiencing.
The Surrogate picks back up in its final moments, leading to a risky conclusion that some may find frustrating but fits perfectly within the rest of the overall tone: that is —to raise questions and not answers, resulting in a thought-provoking, well-performed, and well-written indie drama that’s well worth a look.
Seven Stages is a film with a great idea on paper that never truly comes to fruition, which starts off silly and intriguing but slowly rolls off the tracks before getting completely lost by the end. It definitely has more than a few laughs, but don’t expect to achieve enlightenment with this one.
Being the spouse of a sleeptalker (and to the person editing this review right now, love you!), I often find it fascinating what goes on in individuals’ minds during sleep. I’ve had full-blown conversations with her, only to discover she’s been unconscious
Of all the Japanese horror titles released after the explosive success of The Ring, none was as derivative as the One Missed Call series, but at least in the case of Takashi Miike’s first entry, there’s a lot more substance here than
The premise alone for Extra Ordinary, a film about a timid driving instructor whose ability to communicate with the dead puts her in a position to save the life of a teenager who is about to be sacrificed by a one-hit-wonder musician in order to resurrect his career, should be enough to warrant the price of admission.
This is a unique take on the Invisible Man narrative and has some really creative turns, and as a massive fan of this series, I was beyond excited to see Whannell deliver something terrifying, original, and easily one of the best horror experiences of the year.