There’s really nothing in Dead Night that a dedicated horror fan hasn’t seen before, which shouldn’t come as a surprise. Originality is pretty damned rare in horror these days. It might even be frowned upon in certain circles; sometimes seeing how a new movie treads familiar ground can be enjoyable.
While watching Synchronicity I had this thought that the time travel sub-genre is very limited now, don’t get me wrong we’ve had some very smart and entertaining films but really the set up is almost the same going back in time or trying to and fixing something or making it worse now you can do that in many ways but I will say I’ve seen my fair share of time travel movies and they’re beginning to feel the same.
Here’s one of those horror films that got over hyped before it came out, people were talking about how kick ass and great this horror film was in most cases the hype is better than the film.