Escape Room might fill the Saw-shaped hole in your heart

Escape Room is an entertaining mind screw with complex, creative games and mythology that is itching to get explored in future films. I walked into Escape Room completely blind. As in I hadn’t seen a trailer, and all I knew about it was the basic premise. I watched it more out of a sense of obligation as a thriller and horror fan than because I really wanted … Continue reading Escape Room might fill the Saw-shaped hole in your heart

The Cabin: A film heavy on atmosphere but thin on plot

The Cabin is a moody suspense film with surprisingly bold artistic choices that gets bogged down by weak dialogue, one-dimensional characters, and a thin plot. Lush evergreens line miles of sparse highway as a couple drive to a family cabin. Said cabin is nestled deep in the woods, as demonstrated by several overhead shots of serpentine roads winding through fields of trees. The place they’re … Continue reading The Cabin: A film heavy on atmosphere but thin on plot