I have seen so many movies that really are ‘not as advertised’ or rather while a film has an intriguing concept, the filmmakers somehow fumble everything they have built on for some reason. Haunted house horror movies have always held a certain charm for me, and despite reports that director Todd Lincoln’s “The Apparition” had bombed in the box-office, I decided to give it a look. After all, box-office receipts often do not reflect the quality of a film and when it … more
Star Rating: The ads for The Apparition tell us it’s about how believing in supernatural events can make them real. The finished film, on the other hand, never once says anything about belief or non-belief. There’s only a lot of generic talk about summoning some dark, evil force from “the other side.” Already, we have a huge problem, namely that people will pay to see a film founded on a premise conjured up by a studio marketing department … more
What's your opinion on The Apparition (2012 film)?