This compelling thriller, which is part
mystery and part conventional horror, that dares to make the
is about a videotape that has a strange curse put on it, and
after watching it the phone will ring and tell you, you have
seven days to live.
The movie never tells us exactly when or
how the videotape gets cursed with evil spirits, but no matter.
It may not be perfect, but it can make
your skin crawl, which is all we really want in a horror flick.
Right horror fans?
After viewing a videotape with frightening
images, you die a week later. Welcome to the world of spirit
videography, as urban legend makes the jump to big screen (once
Deftly directed, and genuinely scary at
times, this film has you asking more questions than it answers.
For instance, do you think this film about a videotape will be
available on DVD?
Very visual, and very disappointing.
I found the tone and atmosphere of The
Ring to be spooky, but the storyline takes things a bit too
far, leaving way too many questions unanswered.
It becomes a sad mix of irritating tricks
with plot holes that are too large to describe.
When all is said and done in this movie,
a whole lot of what has come to pass doesn't make any sense.