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  • Jul 17, 2010
This movie I think really plays on people's mind because we have become so attached to our cell phones
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review by . May 23, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Half a star out of ****     Nobody should be asked to watch a movie like the U.S. remake of "One Missed Call", just as nobody should be asked to make it. It's a movie that probably couldn't have worked as a remake, whether we liked it or not, but gosh, it could have at least been slick and mildly engaging. Why is it that so many of the worst movies I've ever seen end up coming out of the genre I favor the most? Maybe it's because all people care about these days is money; how …
review by . March 24, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
A remake of a Japanese horror film of the same name, One Missed Call uses technology and ghosts (as so many of these Japanese films and their American copycats do) in an attempt to generate scares. And much like many of its predecessors, One Missed Call does little more than make the viewer wonder why they are sitting through yet another boring techno/ghost flick.     In the film, a string of deaths occur that are tied together by cell phones. The soon-to-be …
review by . March 05, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
A remake of a Japanese horror film of the same name, "One Missed Call" uses technology and ghosts (as so many of these Japanese films and their American copycats do) in an attempt to generate scares. And much like many of its predecessors, "One Missed Call" does little more than make the viewer wonder why they are sitting through yet another boring techno/ghost flick.    In the film, a string of deaths occur that are tied together by cell phones. The soon-to-be deceased receive …
review by . May 21, 2008
Should we talk about this again?............This movie was horrible. It's called a horror movie but I was laughing during most of it. The only time I was actually a bit creeped out was when I checked my phone and it said that I have One Missed Call. I love the original. I definitely didn't expect to be any good but once in a while everybody wants to see a movie on a long Saturday afternoon that they don't have to think or talk about ever again. But in the end too many words came out of it. I enjoy …
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Yet more modern technology falls prey to the influence of eeeeevil spirits inOne Missed Call, a horror flick following firmly in the footsteps ofThe Ring,Pulse, and other remakes of Japanese creepfests. Good-looking young people are receiving voice-mails that prefigure their gruesome deaths; Beth (Shannyn Sossamon,40 Days and 40 Nights) and Jack (Ed Burns) race against time to find the source of this cell-phone curse, leading them to a dark and treacherous burnt-out hospital. Little is fresh here--One Missed Callapes every other Japanese horror remake, using corpse makeup, blurry images at the corner of the screen or just out of sight, lots of ambient rattles and gasps, spooky-looking children, and the slow, trembling turn towards a ringing phone... which stopped being scary about four or five movies ago. But for fans of this particular subgenre,One Missed Callmay evoke the warm, enjoyable familiarity that devotees of 1970s horror feel towards the repetitive output of Hammer Films. Ray Wise (Reaper,Twin Peaks) has a bit of fun as a cynical TV producer; comedian Margaret Cho has such a brief, throwaway part as a skeptical cop that one wonders if the rest of her role is on the cutting room floor; and Meagan Good (Brick,Stomp the Yard) gets prominent billing but is hardly in the movie at all.--Bret Fetzer
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