• ‘Bird Box' Early Buzz: Sandra Bullock is a Bright Spot in Netflix Post-Apocalyptic Horror Film With No Vision

    29 days ago - By Slash Film

    Netflix recently made the unprecedented decision to release three of its Oscar contender films in theaters before they hit streaming. Two of which were expected - Alfonso Cuaron's Oscar frontrunner Roma , the Coen Brothers' anthology Western The Ballad of Buster Scruggs - but the third was something of a question mark: Bird Box starring Sandra Bullock and directed by Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier. Right off the bat, Bird Box doesn't seem like an Oscar movie, but the theatrical release of the film kind of makes sense: it stars an Oscar winner, is directed by a foreign film Oscar winner, and...
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  • ‘Bird Box' Film Review: Sandra Bullock Battles Her Fears in Thoughtful Thriller

    ‘Bird Box' Film Review: Sandra Bullock Battles Her Fears in Thoughtful Thriller

    29 days ago - By The Wrap

    There is no shortage of post-apocalyptic thrillers in film; audiences seem to be obsessed with watching, analyzing and thinking about when and how humanity will reach its end. “Bird Box,” the upcoming Netflix sci-fi thriller adapted from Josh Malerman's novel, offers both an interesting take on the end of world and riveting, emotional insights on survival, parenthood, and humanity itself.
    Director Susanne Bier uses a very intuitive and keen style that combines wise use of environment, as well as the innate psychology of a woman facing an uncertain journey that requires her to ultimately...
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