Excerpt: The film is a tonally playful rollercoaster ride filled with fun and unique action set-pieces, and a cast that is totally game for it. I had a giant grin on my face for pretty much the entire runtime, and it further solidifies Leigh Whannell as a director worth watching.
Excerpt: It’s the kind of SmartHouse, techno-takeover world that Apple users dream of, blackened and revenge-ified by Whannell’s oddly apt Her meets Weekend At Bernie’s scramble – with way more splattered blood and guts.
Excerpt: We feel as though we’re in this world—that it is real and tactile. The deaths are gruesome and punishing, the attitudes formed from futility and rebirth. I only wish there was more to offer than consequence-free action within. Some additional performative cheese would have sufficed.
Excerpt: Leigh Whannell’s second feature is a highly original slice of genre love. Aside from that, Whannell opens up an important conversation about humanity in regards to our relationship to technology.