The worst thing Hush has going for it is also its best thing. The premise of a deaf woman being trapped in her home with a sadistic killer is a fresh one. Director Mike Flanagan does a good job at getting the most out of that idea, setting up new scenarios for a genre that needs a revamping.
But our protagonist's disability also is the reason Hush isn't as good as it can be. At times the protagonist's deafness is so heavily leaned on, its like the audience is forced to believe that her only other sense is sight. Not every deaf person is Daredevil, but there were times here when the heroine was unbelievably unaware. And those moments hurt the final score deeply.
on plane back from Nashville
1 year ago
This is one of those movies that could have been really good but falls apart in the 3rd act. Everyone does a great job performance wise but the final story arc of what is really three different stories here is just not good.