The Boy - Review
So, I finally got to watch The Boy. I had been looking forward to it for over a year, since seeing the preview for it to hit theaters. I didn’t go to the theater obviously, but it was nice to be able to watch it from home. Thank goodness this was the case, as I riffed on it immediately.
Now, don’t get me wrong. I really wanted to like this movie and I expected a certain amount of cheese to it. I expected a story about a living doll and all these weird things surrounding it. It’s hard to pull that off without realizing that it’s hard to stay serious. That being said, the story was played pretty serious, and I suppose it worked for what it was.
To be up front, I didn’t hate this movie, but I wasn’t in love with it either. It was just okay. It felt like watching a better Shyamalan film, and yes, there’s a twist. Seriously, but the time I got that far, not only was I genuinely not expecting the twist, but the first thing I said was “Shy