Leigh Whannell

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Jan 13 2017

The Bye Bye Man

Here’s what pains me about The Bye Bye Man – despite its flawed superficial choices, it has a brilliant story, being a curious musing on the nature of evil. Does it come from within or without? Does it live in our hearts or in our minds? In the case of The Bye Bye Man, it […]
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Sep 17 2015

Cooties

Usually, the best movies rely on subtext and nuance, leaving things for you to rediscover upon rewatching them. Other films make their statements like a boxer’s jab to the chest before stepping back and waiting to make their next move. The down-and-dirty Cooties is one of the latter films, being passable and enjoyable enough, but […]
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Jun 4 2015

Insidious: Chapter 3

For 11 years, actor and writer Leigh Whannell has been scaring moviegoing audiences with his intense screenplays, creating two major powerhouse horror franchises with the Saw and Insidious films. Now, he steps behind the camera to direct for the first time with Insidious: Chapter 3, a prequel that takes place “A few years before the […]
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Sep 13 2013

Insidious: Chapter 2

Having only seen Insidious days ago, the memory of it is fresh in my mind as I write this review of its sequel, Insidious: Chapter 2. The things I liked about Insidious were its constant tension, the scares, and the first two-thirds of the movie, where things happen logically and organically, giving the movie a […]
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Sep 12 2013

CATCH-UP REVIEW: Insidious

(In preparation for Friday’s release of Insidious: Chapter 2, I caught up on the first film in the series… here are my thoughts.) Director James Wan sure can make deeply psychologically disturbing movies – he’s responsible for the first film in the Saw series, which (people forget) was a true exercise in terror, not gore, […]
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