The pacing is sluggish, the storytelling predictable. Compared to the original, it's pretty inferior in the inspiration department, too.
Could more accurately be referred to as "The Letdown," and a big one at that. Only manages a small burst of energy before fizzling out.
The timing couldn’t be worse for a thriller full of violence against women. But it probably wouldn't have made much difference anyway.
Most of the movie feels un-scary, unsure of its theology, inconsistent in its methods, but there are a few nuggets of subtle quality.
Rather than follow a predictable trajectory of rebellion during the dawn of rock, it takes a refreshing track of spiritual exploration.
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