I don’t know what to make of Blair Witch

The most common criticism being leveled at Blair Witch this weekend is that it’s a lazy retread of the original, and that is completely baffling to me because I had the exact opposite problem with it. I legitimately do not understand how this movie fits in to the established Blair Witch mythology, and it does not at all feel like the…

We need to talk about the ending of ‘Lights Out’

I can’t recall the last time I felt as disappointed with the ending of a movie as Lights Out. For the first 70 minutes, I was enjoying a thoroughly entertaining and scary little film with likable characters and inventive sequences, albeit one with some rough dialogue and plot contrivances. The central metaphor about mental illness and depression was interesting,…