Posts Tagged ‘Leigh Whannell’

This week’s releases include: a Roger Corman monster movie; a breathtaking documentary; a good ol’ fashioned haunting flick; a legal dilemma; a political minefield; a not-so-typical sequel;  a set of films from a legendary starlet; a collection of classic books on film; and England’s national poet recited in moving pictures. (more…)

A monster from InsidiousThere hasn’t been a good, true haunting flick in a while. Most recent releases have been rehashes of ‘70s and ‘80s films, which leave little room for surprise. The genre has been longing for an injection of originality and it’s finally received a healthy dose. When it was announced the creators of Saw, director James Wan and writer Leigh Whannell, were re-teaming AND joining forces with the producers of Paranormal Activity, genre fans were shivering with anticipation. The consequence of this union is far from disappointing. The film’s telling title is Insidious, which is a word used rarely but never more aptly. (more…)

A monster from InsidiousThere hasn’t been a good, true haunting flick in a while. Most recent releases have been rehashes of ‘70s and ‘80s films, which leaves little room for surprise. The genre has been longing for an injection of originality and it’s finally received a healthy dose. When it was announced the creators of Saw, director James Wan and writer Leigh Whannell, were re-teaming AND joining forces with the producers of Paranormal Activity, genre fans were shivering with anticipation. The consequence of this union is finally ready to be seen and results are far from disappointing. The film’s telling title is Insidious, which is a word used rarely but never more aptly.

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