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Review: Sandra Bullock makes the creepy, derivative 'Bird Box' worth a look

Review: Sandra Bullock makes the creepy, derivative 'Bird Box' worth a look

In Susanne Bier’s “Bird Box,” an end-of-days freak-out starring Sandra Bullock, the world is overrun by an inexplicable menace with a clever plan for wiping out humanity. To those of us in the audience, the creatures (or whatever they are) remain entirely invisible, represented by a sudden rush of wind, which makes them about as scary as a leaf blower. But if you were a character in the movie and happened to look in their direction, your eyes would turn blood-red and you would be seized by an immediate, irresistible urge to kill yourself, probably by dashing your head repeatedly against the nearest hard surface.

I am glad to report that the movie itself, creepy and diverting...

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