I was late to the party, guys. I had such high hopes for this new Sandra Bullock and Sarah Paulson film that I put off watching it once I heard people’s bad reviews.
However, I finally watched it. As a means of distraction from a terrible day.
I watched it with my mum and fended off questions of “Why are they in a boat? Are they prisoners? Why are they ALL blindfolded?” with the answer, “I don’t know.” While genuinely not knowing why they were in a boat or why they were blindfolded. All I knew was what I had seen in the trailer
( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPWMBITCudM ) and what I had heard other’s speak of.
I had heard people say, “they made it look better than it actually is” and “such and such a film is pretty much the exact same but done better.”
I liked it. I cannot say it is the best Sandra Bullock film ever made but I enjoyed it and the part she played was flawless.
I do feel the trailer was misleading in regards to the role of Sarah Paulson’s character – I would have liked her to be in it a lot longer than she actually was.
The general premise for Bird Box is something that I do feel has been done before. The Fog, The Thing and The Mist are what spring to my mind, however, I am sure there are more recent variations.
I found Bird Box to be watchable and enjoyable. I was entertained, I did not get bored and start hoping for the end (which happens a lot with me).
I think some people are maybe a little harsh with their words.
Perhaps my being a huge fan of both Sandra and Sarah makes me biased, but I enjoyed it and I would definitely watch it again.