Producer: Rebeca Green, Laura D Smith, David Robert Mitchell, David Kaplan & Eric Romesmo
Director: David Robert Mitchell
Star cast: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Daniel Zovatto, Jake Weary, Olivia Luccardi & Lilki Sepe
Verdict: Very Good
Director David Robert Mitchell in his latest offering It Follows has treaded on a spiritually oriented horror genre and he succeeds in delivering a scariest fare in recent times.
Plot: A scary romantic date
Jay, a college student, goes to see a film with her boyfriend Hugh. In the theatre, Hugh points out a woman standing at the entrance whom Jay cannot see. Fearful, he demands that they leave. On another date, Hugh & Jay have sex in his car, after which Hugh incapacitates her with chloroform. She wakes up tied to a wheelchair, and Hugh explains that their sex has passed on a curse. And that she should pass on the curse by having sex with others in order to get rid of the curse.
Aces: Music & Performances
The strongest point of It Follows is its eerie sound track at the right opportune moment which enhances its mysterious suspense element. All the actors like Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Daniel Zovatto, Jake Weary, Olivia Luccardi & Lilki Sepe have delivered their best & natural scary act.
Minuses: A few editing glitches
At times It is difficult to follow the exact goings on but those lapses are covered with David’s overall directorial finesse. if only the editor Julio C Perez IV’s editorial scissors had been more sharper.
Last Word: It Follows is a worth watch scare fare.