|release date||January 17 2014|
|studio||Twentieth Century Fox|
|director||Radio Silence (Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett)|
|starring||Allison Miller, Zach Gilford, Robert Belushi, Kurt Krause, Steffie Grote, Sam Anderson, Sloane Coe, Joseph Fischer, Griff Furst, Catherine Kresge, Douglas M. Griffin, Odessa Sykes, Aimee Carrero|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
|trailer 2||Trailer #2|
SynopsisAfter a mysterious, lost night on their honeymoon, a newlywed couple finds themselves dealing with an earlier-than-planned pregnancy. While recording everything for posterity, the husband begins to notice odd behavior in his wife that they initially write off to nerves, but, as the months pass, it becomes evident that the dark changes to her body and mind have a much more sinister origin.
Let’s get the bad stuff out of the way first. It’s incredibly hard to sustain a found footage feature, especially a studio one where there’s more money at stake and there might not be very much faith that the audience at large “gets it.” These days, if you’re going the POV route, the best thing you can do is keep the amount of times the characters reference the camera to a bare minimum. There are moments where I think Devil’s Due undercuts itself and trips up a bit when verbalizing the motivations behind the camera use. At times I even found myself wishing the film wasn’t found footage because I cared enough about what was going on to not want that narrative flow interrupted. …Read More