‘Followed’ zeroes in on society’s need to turn others’ tragedies into entertainment.
Underwater might lean towards shallow, but this deep-sea horror eventually rises above it all.
On one night of the year, in one little town, the dead leave their graves. They roam the night in search of something to eat. Until the day ends, it’s up to the citizens to quell their numbers. As Dottie’s parents and brother participate in the annual hunt, she’s visited by an old classmate—Paul. Much to Dottie’s horror, her peer is now one of the very things she’s been raised to fear.
As far as being governed by tropes and giving in to viewer assumptions, Juror 8 is practically lawless.
The Grudge (2020) possesses an incoherent narrative, but its greatest crime is wasting a promising director’s talent.