Cast Jake Gyllenhaal in a movie and I’ll go and see it. Cast Ryan Reynolds in a movie and I’ll go and see it. Make a movie set in space and I’ll go and see it. Make a movie about finding life beyond Earth and I’ll go and see it. Make a movie set in space about finding life beyond Earth starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds and I’ll be counting down the days until the goddamned thing comes out! Which I did – and it was definitely worth the wait.
Genre: Psychological Horror/Thriller 😱
Similar Movies: Shutter Island (2010)
Don’t let the comparison to Shutter Island fool you – while the 2010 psychological thriller starring Leonardo DiCaprio features masterfully crafted suspense and an intellectually satisfying climax, A Cure for Wellness instead leaves you with more questions than answers as everything falls apart, rather than into place.
There’s nothing I can say that will compel you to see this movie more than the trailer does. And why wouldn’t you watch something with a cast as strong as John Goodman, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, Tom Hiddleston, and John C. Reilly? I’ll tell you this much: the movie delivers on all the promises the trailer makes. Continue reading