Don't Breathe
First screened in September 2016
Director: Fede Alvarez. Cast: Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Stephen Lang, Daniel Zovatto, Franciska Töröcsik, Katia Bokor, Sergej Onopko, Emma Bercovici, Christian Zagia. Screenplay: Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues.

Twitter Capsule: A dehumanizing experience I wish I hadn't had. Not without craft, but exploits its tropes in increasingly vile ways.

VOR:   Beyond some formal inspiration, there are wisps of potential as a comment on today's Detroit and as a kind of Hateful Four, zero-good-guys amorality play. But: yikes.

Photo © 2016 Screen Gems/Stage 6 Films/Ghost House Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: D–

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