|release date||February 1 2008|
|director||David Moreau and Xavier Palud|
|writer||Sebastian Gutierrez and Hillary Seitz|
|starring||Jessica Alba, Parker Posey, Alessandro Nivola, Francois Chau,Tamlyn Tomita|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisSydney, a young, blind violinist is given the chance to see for the first time since childhood through a miraculous corneal transplant. As Sydney adjusts to a dizzying new world of colors and shapes, she is haunted by frightening visions of death itself capturing the doomed and dragging them away from the world of the living. Terrorized and on the brink of insanity, Sydney must discover whose eyes she has inherited, and what secret visions they have held.
Back in 2002, before Hollywood had caught on, I was jumping the gun on the J-horror craze. Among films like DARK WATER, RINGU and PULSE there was Mandarin horror film that I was obsessed with – JIAN GUI, or THE EYE if you will. Directed by the Pang brothers, the film was a mix between action and horror and took low budget to a new level. While being completely conventional, it still found a way to be completely entertaining, scary and explosive (literally). After THE RING remake exploded in theaters Paramount Pictures had announced a remake of EYE, which instantly had me excited… until the film entered development hell. Somewhere along the way Lionsgate ended up with the rights to remake the film (alongside Paramount Vantage) and what should have probably been another wasted remake, ended up a solid carbon copy with a few minor tweaks. …Read More