I will start this review by admitting something, I have never been a fan of Anthony Hopkins. From his unconvincing Hitchcock to his underwhelming Odin I had remained unconvinced of his supposed talent. Add to this the fact that he has made some crazy career choices (Transformers: The Last Knight anyone?) and I just couldn’t […]
Distraught mother Abbey (Melinda Page Hamilton) believes her son Jacob (Bailey Edwards) is a psychopath who may be planning a school shooting. In order to gain more insight into Jacob’s behaviour, Abbey installs a series of spy cameras around their home and records the results, wondering whether her fears are about to be confirmed…
When I interviewed director Mike Flanagan and producer Trevor Macy around the release of their 2017 Stephen King adaptation Gerald’s Game I asked them what was next. The reply was cryptic at best “We have a couple of other things cooking too but it’s a bit too premature to talk about them” they said “I […]
Following the sensationally scary Ringu (1998) and Kairo aka Pulse (2001) Chakushin ari also known as One Missed Call combines a slick supernatural story with an accurate critique of our obsession with technology that is far ahead of its time, all the while totally terrifying the audience.