The franchise has been building up to this movie for literally a decade; this isn't just a movie, it's an event, the culmination of billions of dollars of work and profit. It would be kind of silly for me not to see a movie this significant.
Hey filmmakers, I dare you to make a good movie next time. It's hard to find ANY redeeming qualities in Truth or Dare at all, if I'm being honest. It's not bad enough to be funny, it's not gory enough to entertain in that respect, and it's not scary!
This premise allows for such an interesting film, and I wasn't disappointed. So much of the movie is spent in silence, to the point where every little breath, or crunch of toes in the sand is significant.
When I saw trailers for Acrimony a month or so ago, I was really excited by it. Based on those trailers, I expected I was going to see a horror-thriller based around the character played by Taraji P. Henson being driven insane by jealousy and grief. Instead of that, I got a Tyler Perry movie.
It tells the story of Meg and Charles Wallace Murry, the children of an astrophysicist who mysteriously went missing one day. Four years after their father disappears, three strange women called Mrs. Who (Mindy Kaling), Mrs. Whatsit (Reese Whitherspoon), and Mrs. Which (Oprah Winfrey) appear, and sa…
The original film with Charles Bronson honestly has many faults it shares with this remake, and it was rightly criticized for them at the time. But at least in 1974, Death Wish was innovative and the first mainstream film of its kind.