Sundowning

The Visit took everyone completely by surprise. Can it be? An M. Night Shyamalan movie that doesn’t suck. As it turns out, all he had to do was return to what made him so good in the first place. Atmospheric slow building stories that aren’t pretentious. While simultaneously teaming up with the horror heavy weights at Blumhouse. Enough of the overly ambitious CGI filled movies with big name stars. The Visit is a found footage horror movie. It may have come out when the whole found footage trend was done to death, but it doesn’t feel forced here. The Visit is about a brother and sister who visit their grandparents for the first time in a remote town. Since their mother hasn’t spoken to her parents in years. The sister documents everything on a camcorder and her brother is a germaphobe who raps. Their visit seems normal at first. Until “Nana” and “Pop Pop” start to behave very strangely. My grandparents passed away when I was very young. So I can’t relate too much, but I’m sure it isn’t supposed to be this terrifying. The only problem is that not everybody has seen The Visit. So I won’t give the twist away. I’ll just say that it’s genuinely shocking and disturbing. The Visit marks a more than welcome return-to-form for M. Night Shyamalan.

Nana asks Becca to clean the oven

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