|release date||July 13 2012|
|starring||Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro, Cillian Murphy, Elizabeth Olsen, Toby Jones, Joely Richardson, Leonardo Sbaraglia|
|tagline||How much do you want to believe?|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
|trailer 2||Trailer #2|
SynopsisVeteran paranormal researchers Dr. Margaret Matheson (Sigourney Weaver) and Tom Buckley (Cillian Murphy) debunk fraudulent claims of ghost whispering, faith healing and other psychic phenomena by detecting what Matheson calls "red lights," the subtle tricks behind every staged supernatural occurrence. But when the legendary blind psychic Simon Silver (Robert De Niro)comes out of retirement after 30 years, his once-fearless adversary Matheson warns Buckley to back off, fearing reprisal from the powerful Silver. Determined to discredit Silver, Buckley and his star student (Elizabeth Olsen) use every tool at their disposal to uncover the truth behind the charismatic, spoon-bending, mind reader. But Buckley is forced to reexamine his own core beliefs as his quest builds to a mind-blowing conclusion in this taut psychological thriller from award-winning writer and director Rodrigo Cortes (Buried).
Buried was one of my favorite films of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, a riveting white-knuckler
that left me drooling for another Rodrigo Cortes movie. I was an immediate fan. When Red Lights was announced as Cortes’ next project, the high-powered cast (Cillian Murphy! Sigourney Weaver!
Robert DeNiro!) and the high-concept premise (Paranormal Investigators Bust Murderous Psychic!)
sounded like a potent combination. On paper, at least. But while Buried had its Sundance audience
squirming in suspense, Red Lights left them squirming in outright boredom. …Read More