|release date||January 28 2005|
|studio||20th Century Fox|
|starring||Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Famke Janssen, Elisabeth Shue, Dylan Baker, Robert John Burke, Alicia Harding, Amy Irving, Melissa Leo, James McCaffrey|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisA widowed father desperately tries to break through to his nine year old daughter when she creates a creepy, maniacal imaginary friend with a terrifying vendetta. Imaginary friends can seem so real...
Well, They’ve finally succeeded in making the relatively new genre of Psychological Thriller a complete cliche. Thanks! Now we have a whole new genre of horror-related films to despise, avoid, and roll our eyes at. Even though psychological horror itself has existed for years, in films like Polanski’s The Tenant, Hitchcock’s Psycho, and basically any of Ingmar Bergman’s films, it hasn’t gone by that name for very long. With the onset of the early 1990′s, The Silence of the Lambs presented to us a terribly good way to get big name stars to sully their hands with what was otherwise a “horror” script”. Psychological horror/thriller has ever since been a booming genre and such megastars as Morgan freeman, Angelina Jolie, Ashley Judd, Nicole Kidman, Anthony Hopkins, Halle Berry, Julianne Moore, and now Robert DeNiro are now regulars. Unfortunately, since Hollywood must overplay everything to death, the psychological thriller has fast become a clichÇ, with Identity, Taking Lives, and now Hide and Seek as inheritors. …Read More