White Elephant never challenges the intellect, nor is it teaming with originality, but Michael Rooker makes the most of a rare leading role. He elevates the film a notch or two higher than the usual direct-to-video drivel.
Netflix continues its commitment to high quality original content with this adaptation of the best-selling novel by Josh Malerman starring Sandra Bullock in her first major role for the small screen.
It’s not ambitious enough to get me to hate it, it was just one of those “it was what it was” take it at face value and enjoy.
I think Jonathan Levine is an interesting director even when his films don’t work there’s always something positive about them, he takes risks and every film he does is different from the last one. I was worried this was going to be a YA movie where we deal with old teenager problems but I did have faith Levine would put a twist to it.