Night House (M, 107 minutes) Direct David Berkner ****
Beth (Rebecca Hall) has a hole in her life, and she doesn’t know how to fill it.
Her husband Owen (Avon Junigate) shot himself in the head last Tuesday, and now she is struggling to sleep at night, fighting to stay awake during the day and the silence in Lake House. Trying to fill in what she can with her voice.
With no warning about what he’s going to do and just a secret note that doesn’t bring any relief, Beth tries to keep herself busy so she doesn’t think she’s dead. What role would I have played?
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“She used a handgun I didn’t know she had. Later, while sifting through her laptop’s hard drives for any clues, she saw a series of pictures of similar women and Makes herself. “I didn’t think we had any secrets,” Beth then told her classmates about her 14-year marriage.
As disturbing thoughts turn into vivid dreams, she feels the need to let go of her best friend Claire (Sarah Goldberg). “I am the one who was struggling with dark thoughts, maybe I influenced him with my bulls.”
“My heart stopped for four minutes … There was no light at the end of the tunnel – just the tunnel.”
Unveiling more and more examples of Owen’s eccentric behavior – she was surprised to learn that he had even begun to imitate her house on the other side of the lake – Beth’s “vision” intensified and she She must have felt that her grip on reality was beginning to loosen.
the ghost Without pots, PSI Love You. without schmaltz, A ghost story. Without this pie, Night house The echoes of past films can be disturbing (there are elements to it as well). Flat liners., Hollow man And Final destination Baked in the franchise base), but director David Berkner (RitualIts own style is enough to keep the story and the story fresh.
Smart framing, smart lighting and pitch perfect pacing mean that, while the tension is created by the opening frames, when it finally reaches its peak, the results are more effective than cold.
This feeling has been greatly helped by the excellent performance of the hall.
A regular Hollywood fixture thanks to favorite characters. Prestige., Vicki Cristina Barcelona. And Qasba, She really bursts into the light with this determined twist that reveals the amazing level of the body – really also sells the wild aspects of this potentially ridiculous and ridiculous premise.
Night house It could have been an unbearable nightmare, but Berkner flew a solid plane and Hall reminded us of his immense potential, instead, it’s amazingly fun.