Nacho Vigalondo’s “Open Windows” has many opportunities to make a compelling statement about the nature of celebrity in the digital age, but it drowns itself in too many unnecessary plot twists and features a series of poor supporting performances, even if it is one of the most visually innovative films of the year.
Though it suffers from an overlong first half, “Housebound” ends on a high note, boasting one of the most balls-out insane third acts in recent memory. It helps that the whole movie is populated with lovable characters and some fantastic writing by writer-director Gerard Johnstone.
“Creep” finds Mark Duplass (“Safety Not Guaranteed,” “The One I Love”) and buddy Patrick Brice with a spare weekend, a digital camera, and a scary premise. Okay, it wasn’t nearly that simple – Brice and Duplass worked on the film for over a year – but this fusion of found footage horror and mumblecore dialogue […]