When I was asked to write a review on The Returned, I happily accepted. I did my research on the film and immediately groaned.
shock till you drop
Sprawling estates seem to be more haunted than other dwellings.
I’m just going to give it to you straight about Nurse 3D.
What’s the month of January without some mindless, CGI nonsense? No one wants his or her film take on the job, but at least it gives I, Frankenstein some purpose.
A home is a sanctuary. Whether one is single or has a family, the idea that it has been infiltrated by a stranger is terrifying, particularly if said stranger has violent tendencies.
Okay, maybe a “found footage” riff on the Rosemary’s Baby formula wasn’t such a good idea.
We all fantasize. Whether it’s about hooking up with the girl next door or taking down the creep down the street. Sometimes we want to step in and do the right thing or simply do whatever it is we want.
Some movies achieve cult status because they are of high quality and were criminally under seen upon initial release and deserve a much wider audience. Others attain cult status for, well, very different reasons.
This modern adaptation of Carrie is definitely one for "them." It's a beat-for-beat remake of Brian De Palma's 1976 film starring Sissy Space and Piper Laurie, but it's a totally harmless remake.