|release date||September 17 2010|
|director||John Erick Dowdle|
|starring||Chris Messina, Logan Marshall-Green, Jenny O'Hara, Jacob Vargas, Matt Craven, Bojana Novakovic, Bokeem Woodbine, Geoffrey Arend, Caroline Dhavernas|
|tagline||Bad things happen for a reason...|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisWhile the main plot's being kept under wraps, Chris Messina plays the lead role of Bowden, a sobered-up homicide detective who is involved with a group of people trapped in an elevator -- when they begin to mysteriously die one by one.
While it’s not exactly a difficult feat, Devil is the best thing M. Night Shyamalan has been involved with since Signs, which is fitting as it explores similar themes at times (I won’t go into specifics, potential spoiler material). Which is ironic, because I am of the opinion that he needs to let someone else write his scripts and just direct, but this is sort of the opposite: it’s his story, but it’s directed by John Dowdle, who made the STILL unreleased Poughkeepsie Tapes, which I quite liked, and Quarantine, which isn’t a BAD film by any stretch of the imagination, just a bit on the needless side. And if this film is any indication, he’s headed for bigger/better things. …Read More