I feel like a group of high schoolers found some great special effects and then were encouraged to make a film around it. The crime drama story line was not persuasive. The acting, sound mix, pacing, and cinematography were awful. I was looking for a fun gory movie because I liked Peter Jackson's Brain Dead so much last year. This was not it. I learned a movie needs more than just great practical effects to be enjoyable.
I have never seen a deaf main character in a horror movie. Adding this angle effectively created higher levels of suspense and made the movie more interesting. I predict we will be seeing this used again in the near future. I don't know if it is possible to have a masked stalker without it being terrifying. There is no exception to be found here. Hope is in the air as the antagonist is constantly on the verge of winning. This…
Phenomena is another great Argento film. The ending was insane. I never knew such a small gas can could cause so much mayhem. The second to last kill literally took my breathe away because I did not predict it. I found the soundtrack to be disjointed. I also thought it drew too much attention to itself. The version I watched had a few moment of untranslated dialogue. Great camera work as always. I am glad I discovered this film maker.