M. Night Shyamalan’s trailer for The Visit has me freaked out

The Visit

M. Night Shyamalan releases the trailer for his next film “The Visit.”

M. Night Shyamalan has a knack for capturing the eerie but also has a knack for creating disappointing endings. With his next film “The Visit,” Shyamalan creates that usual eerie feel that we know but hopefully doesn’t leave us disappointed in the end. Take a look at the trailer below and tell us what you think.

Well…the trailer has me freaked out. No offense to old people but you freak me the f*ck out! If “The Visit” is able to finish strong in the end then this may be a terrifying experience for me. I’m not speaking for the rest of you that may see this film but the combination of defenseless children confined in a home run by crazy elderly people has me starting to form goosebumps as I’m writing this. By incorporating elements that are synonymous with both dementia and demonic possession, this trailer for “The Visit” creates a sense of horrific association between the elderly and malevolent supernatural forces. The most terrifying element of this trailer is that it doesn’t show anything particularly supernatural, everything is grounded which leaves much to the imagination which is more frightening than anything a studio can produce.

While the trailer has me rattled, I still have to say that I don’t have faith in M. Night Shyamalan. His track record is pretty terrible in regards to filmmaking with the exceptions being “The Sixth Sense,” “Unbreakable,” and for some people, “Signs.” But despite his poor track record, the man does excel at making intense trailers. Maybe if he put a little bit less into the trailers, the bar wouldn’t be set so high for his films. But who knows, maybe this trailer for “The Visit” is a clear representation of what we will see in the film. But more than likely, it’s going to be a signature M. Night Shyamalan disappointment.

What do you think? Has M. Night Shyamalan learned his lesson or will “The Visit” be another flop?


Author: Ryan

Ryan has been fascinated with film and pop culture since childhood. Throughout college he "played it safe" taking the more lucrative route of being a computer programmer while squeezing in film related courses where he could...but even during his post college career, he could never escape his true passion. After following one of his favorite blogs for a long time, he approached the site's Editor about writing and they reluctantly gave him a shot. He later became their Senior Writer which led to a variety of other projects, radio show appearances, features, and high profile celebrity interviews. Despite his success with blogging, he still wanted more so in order to expand his creative addiction, he merged his IT skills and blogging know-how to create FilmFad.com which has continued to grow into a creative Mecca of pop-culture fun and integrity.[email protected]   Film Fad

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