Just felt like a re-skinned Stranger Things and Stranger Things is not something that should be emulated. Needed to be about 45 minutes shorter. +1/2 star for Antisocial.
I should say this movie is probably not meant for me; it is meant for those who read and loved the books. That said, wow, this was a complete failure as a film for those of us who have not read the books. It is completely humourless, which would be fine if the drama had any sort of impact, but it doesn't and if you are going give this pseudo-Running Man/Fifth Element style to the world and the games, how…
Look, I know we are all sick of this continuous stream of Iranian vampire movies. I mean you can only watch so many. But hear me out, this one is awesome and worth seeing.
Beautiful black and white cinematography, a fantastic soundtrack which only creeps in when necessary and is silent when needed (it is key to the entire film really), and an extremely steady hand behind the camera, makes for a truly cinematic experience.
There are so many long…