Monday, April 11, 2016

Martyrs (2008) | Martyrs (2015) | Horror Movie Review (Rant)

As the 2015 remake starts I notice that it's by Blumhouse and so I know it's going to not just be low budget, but straight up cheap.

Then when the movie opens with the little girl running, it's just as I predicted all the impact of that little girl running has been removed. That stunning image has been ruined! This is what the girl in the opening scene of the 2008 version:
Opening scene of girl running in Martyrs (2008)
Opening scene from Martyrs (2008)
They took the compelling image you see here and reduced it to this: