Monthly Archives: November 2020

Body Snatchers

As a fun mash-up of “Scream” and “Groundhog Day,” writer/director Christopher Landon found success with 2017’s “Happy Death Day” by having a cynical character reliving her creatively-crafted murders until she identified her killer. With “Freaky,” Landon’s “Freaky Friday the 13th”mash-up, he doesn’t do as well: bland characters swap bodies and their race to reverse the curse is as familiar and uninspired as they are.

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“Let Him Go” is a character-driven drama that caters to a very specific niche market. If you have a fondness for melodramas that carry a sense of dread until it explodes in surprising and unexpected ways, then “Let Him Go” won’t disappoint.

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