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M. Night Shyamalan goes back to his horror roots in ‘The Visit’ trailer

by Brandon Russell | April 24, 2015April 24, 2015 1:40 pm PDT

It would be remiss of me not to acknowledge that, yes, M. Night Shyamalan has made some very smart, very entertaining movies. But there came a point when the director hit a steep decline, and he hasn’t been able to recover since. I guess it’s commendable that the man hasn’t given up, enduring flop after flop. The Visit, a new horror-comedy coming out this fall, looks poised to turn his fortunes around. (It looks way better than After Earth, let’s put it that way.)

Here’s the official synopsis:

A single mother finds that things in her family’s life go very wrong after her two young children visit their grandparents.

After watching the trailer, I’m intrigued; The Visit looks equal parts creepy and suspenseful. But, why, oh why, is this family just now finding out that their grandparents are a bit loony? Things seem to start off just fine, but slowly the situation descends into madness.

“Bedtime here is at 9:30,” the grandpa says to his grandchildren. “It’s probably best you two shouldn’t come out of your room after that.”

Well that’s not ominous. It’s like telling a Mogwai not to eat after midnight; he’s going to eat!

The trailer doesn’t fully reveal what’s actually wrong with the grandparents, just that they’re a little kooky and old—not a crime, right?. The trailer simply implies that, oh, their behavior isn’t normal. But why? That’s the whole mystery of this found footage-style film. Maybe they’ve run out of denture cream. I’d be mad, too.

“They’re just old,” the single mom defends. A perfect explanation.

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Brandon Russell

Brandon Russell enjoys writing about technology and entertainment. When he's not watching Back to the Future, you can find him on a hike or watching...


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