98 min., 2009
Written by Olatunde Osunsanmi/Terry Lee Robbins
Directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi
My rating: ★
This movie is, in the immortal words of Penn & Teller…BULLSHIT!!!
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To begin, this movie is real. I swear it is, because they tell us about a billion times and if Milla Jovovich tells me that it’s real, they it must be, right?
Dr. Abigail Tyler starts doing regression therapy on some of her patients. The first one flips out and kills his family and himself. The next one flips out as well, and then she starts thinking that something is up. Blah blah blah, more regression and her hearing a tape of herself screaming, blurry camera footage, and finally we get to see the aliens. Oh wait, we don’t…
The only thing of value about this movie is a few still frames taken from each regression. Some of them look really cool and could have been very effective if put into a better movie.
The acting sucks so hard, no one in this movie can act. None of them seem to care or even take this shit serious, which is understandable. Milla pretty much whispers through out the whole movie, which is supposed to show…well I don’t know. It’s just stupid. The blind daughter (she self chose to be blind after her father died…?) doesn’t really talk, so much as she squeaks. The son is really the only voice of reason in the movie, but even that just doesn’t fit, he seems to smart or level headed for his age. With the cop (Will Patton), there is acting with little to no effort involved, there was nothing going on in his head, he acted more like a zombie than a cop (he’s no fucking Michael Rooker, for damn sure).
As a fan of the “found footage” genre of movies, this one was just a real let down. Going back to Cannibal Holocaust, which to my knowledge is the first found footage movie, to The Blair Witch Project, which pushed the genre into everyone’s laps, to the new types like Paranormal Activity (which sucked almost as bad as this), the genre has gone from actual believable footage and acting to movies that are just poor attempts at jump scares and shitty acting.
God this movie just pissed me off so much! This movie is below even a skull. Fuck this movie! Go shove pins under your fingernails, jump naked into a pool of razor blades and rubbing alcohol or shove your face in a blender, instead of watching this movie, as it’s sounds more fun than this. FUCK THIS MOVIE!!!!! AGGHHH!!!!Have You Read...?