Overall Rank: 4488
Average Rating: 2.8/4
# of Ratings: 20
Theatrical Release Date: 12/21/2018
Genre: Drama, Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Susanne Bier
Actors: Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, John Malkovich, Jacki Weaver, Tom Hollander, Danielle Macdonald
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Mike A - wrote on 12/26/2018
Bird Box is silly as hell -- but if you just go with it, you'll find yourself totally wrapped up in it. It's a fine, solid thriller with appropriately tense moments and one or two downright terrifying moments, done well and with confidence by director Susanne Bier.
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Chris Kavan - wrote on 12/29/2018
It's hard not to compare Bird Box to other films (The Happening and The Road are the two most obvious parallels) but where this post-apocalyptic parenthood drama manages to stand out is on the shoulders of the two lead, Sandra Bullock and Trevante Rhodes - along with the two children, Vivien Lyra Blair and Julian Edwards. The concept is interesting - something causes a world-wide wave of suicides and it's brought about by eye contact. Thus blindfolds, black-out windows and other such things must be applied in order to survive. The film features a nice cast mix - even if most are only given the basic development. This includes the likes of John Malkovich, Jacki Weaver, Rosa Salazar, Lil Rel Howery, Sarah Paulson and Danielle Macdonald among others. I do have to say I really enjoyed Tom …
ikkegoemikke - wrote on 12/24/2018
You never, ever take off your blindfold.
If you look, you will die.
Do you understand?
Each year ends with a bang. You’ll have the end-of-year festivities and people party themselves into the new year. But when it’s about movies, this one created an end-of-a-filmyear-bang. Frankly, I didn’t expect too much of it. But maybe my prejudice about Sandra Bullock has something to do with that. I readily admit that I’m not really a fan of this actress. Is it her way of talking? Or her facial expression? No idea. But I have already avoided a lot of films just because of her being in it. But for her acting performance in “Bird Box“, she deserves a standing ovation.
Brilliant how Sandra Bullock plays her character, Malorie. A free-spirited woman who’s on her way to becoming a single mum. …
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