Very effective. Sure the plot’s been done a million times, but there’s a few things that make The Ritual stand out and eventually you’ll realize that the plot has never been done like this. Firstly on a technical level the score is super creepy and the atmosphere created by the muddy digital look and the huge sweeping vistas create such a great unnatural feeling that puts you on edge. In addition while the plot itself is a little simple at…
This film unlike Wright's other films (all of which being some of he best I've ever seen) while still being heavily comedic, is a straight up action film. And that being said, not only is it one of the greatest action films I've ever seen, it's one of the best films I've ever seen period. I plan on seeing it countless more times when it's released a month from now, and when it comes out on bluray I'll end up buying 6 copies. Why? Because I'll have seen the film so many times I will have literally distroyed 5 copies.