Create Game Lists on MeltedJoystick.com
FilmCrave home
   Movies  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  
 
  Login Using Facebook
Twitter
 
     

Indyfreak's Movie Reviews (544)

view profile + 
 
3/4
2/4
2.5/4
3/4
3/4
2.5/4
2.5/4
2/4
3.5/4
3/4
1.5/4
2/4
1/4
3/4
1/4
3/4
2.5/4
1.5/4
3/4
1.5/4
3/4
3/4
1/4
3/4
1.5/4

Next 25
 

A Cure for Wellness 
You might not feel well after watching this.
3/4 stars

Gore Verbinski takes a break from blockbusters to deliver a stylish and unnerving psychological horror film. The plot may be old-school gothic mystery claptrap but the camerawork and production values more than make up for the familiar trappings.
Dane DeHaan is solid as the ambitious every-man suddenly thrust into a sinister environment overseen by the diabolical doctor (Jason Isaacs) who runs the treatment facility located in the Swiss Alps. It is a well made film but what makes it watchable is the cat-and-mouse mind game played by Dane DeHaan and Jason Isaacs. Isaacs is easily the best part of this movie as far as the acting goes. It is a cliche 'mad scientist' bit role that becomes almost Oscar-worthy thanks to Isaacs' go-for-broke performance.
If the film has its flaws, the most apparent is its length. At two and a half hours, the mystery is not complicated to figure out if you pay attention. Also, those expecting a gory exercise in torture porn will be disappointing. It is more disturbing and creepy than disgusting and scary. But it is entertaining.


Recent Comments

Comment On Review

 
 
Log In
Help on how to log into FilmCrave
Login with Facebook
Login with FilmCrave
 
 
What Members Are Doing
Movie Talk
New Movie Reviews
New Movie Lists
My Blu Ray Collection by Yojimbo
movies of 2017 by skater4159
Top Sci-Fi Movies by Nolane
Movies Seen by Alena
Recent Movies To See by Mr Cinema
2005 by Karmand
2017 Rated and Ranked by Chris Kavan
Movies First Seen in 2017 by royaluglydudes

 

 

 

Contact FilmCrave Public Relations    

Advertise and Business

Developer API

Contact Us

Jobs

About us

SiteMap

 

Support FilmCrave

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use

Privacy

   
Are you sure you want
to delete this review?