Brightburn Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 23072

Average Rating: 2.1/4

# of Ratings: 6

Theatrical Release Date: 05/24/2019

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 08/20/2019

Language: English

Genre: Horror

MPAA Rating: R

Director: David Yarovesky

Actors: Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Jackson A. Dunn, Matt Jones, Steve Agee, Meredith Hagner

Plot: A childless couple think they have had their prayers answered when a ship crash-lands from a distant planet and they take care of the child inside. But this dream turns into a nightmare when he develops spectacular powers - and uses them for pure evil. -- Chris Kavan

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Brightburn - Review

Matthew Brady - wrote on 06/10/2019

"I'm the bad guy...duh".

When 'Man of Steel' first crash landed in cinemas, one of the biggest backlash that the movie faced was Superman causing more collateral damage than the main villains - making him seem heroic instead of a creepy alien.

'Brightburn' basically takes some inspiration on 'Man of Steel' reception and ask "what if Clark Kent was a serial killer" with the Gunn family having heavy involvement in the writing.

Although the concept is interesting, but the exaction is seriously lacking and rather disappointing.

The movie was surprisingly short and I wish it was a little longer to expand on reasons why the kid turns evil. The performances from everyone was fine, but Elizabeth Banks playing the delusional mother in a horror movie is a repetitive trope, and makes …

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