Lights Out – Review

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Had I watched this even with the lights on, I would not see Lights Out being anything more than just pure mediocrity. Initially I had been turned off from watching Lights Out primarily because I disliked the short film which it was based on, but a few decent comments had me convinced to give the feature-length expansion a shot. To my surprise, I also found Lights Out to be much better than what I would have suspected based on the impression the short film had left me on – but I can’t say that’s saying very much. Like the short film it’s based on, the most fitting short summary I can come up with on the spot was that it’s a pure waste of a concept. I would say I was disappointed but in truth I had a bad feeling it was coming. Continue reading →