The famed writer of Dark Knight, David Goyer, brings us a film with an interesting plot...The Unborn. Though, as good as The Dark Knight was...The Unborn is bad. Maybe he was trying to balance the scales...create one great movie and one bad movie...I don't know. What I do know is that the newest film to fall under the genre "horror", starring Odette Yustman and Gary Oldman, is a flop. Casey Beldon is a college student living with her father and struggling to deal with the loss of her mother - after her mother hung herself. While baby sitting, Casey is caught in the grasp of disturbing dreams of a young boy. During a strange event with the children, she is hit in the face by a mirror and notices a discoloration in her eye.
As the nightmares become more frequent, she begins seeing this child every where - and strange events start happening. Her Father reveals a terrible truth to her: she was a twin and the baby died in the womb. This convinces Casey that it is her unborn brother that is haunting her...and what led to her mother's death. As she investigates these dark secrets, she turns to Rabbi Sendak for help in stopping these nightmares before something terrible happens. I don't want to spoil the film for anyone whom has yet to see it...but David Goyer's vision and idea were an interesting concept that didn't translate well on the big screen.
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