Film Review - The Perfect Guy
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Film Review - The Visit


The last decade has been rough on filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan. After making a mess out of big-budget endeavors (“After Earth,” “The Last Airbender”) and personal projects (“Lady in the Water”), Shyamalan elects to return to his roots with “The Visit,” a found footage production that doesn’t require stars or cinematic razzle-dazzle, demanding only a jittery frame and random frights. “The Visit” isn’t a return to form for the helmer, but it retains a modest punch, with Shyamalan trying to blend devastating psychological issues with cheap scares, emerging with an intermittently clear vision for trauma that’s almost completely undone by desperate third act developments. Read the rest at


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