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The Lie (2020) – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review:
Part of Amazon prime’s Welcome To The Blumhouse season, The Lie is, for me, the third major Blumhouse disappointment in 2020 (See Fantasy Island & You Should Have Left). Okay so it’s not terrible – the films compliantly made and the acting is good (as you would expect from the cast) but it just feels like a 45 minute Twilight Zone episode stretched out to a 90 minute run time, with a super obvious twist that ultimately makes no sense.The Lie just drags it’s heels until it finally arrives at the predicable final destination.

Best Bit: The car

Buy, Stream, Avoid: Avoid

If You Liked this Try: Fantasy Island, The Hunt, Get Out 

4 out of 10 stars


 

Phil Hobden

Phil Hobden

Phil Hobden is the former Film Editor & Writer for renowned martial arts focused COMBAT MAGAZINE in the UK. He is also a filmmaker in his own right, having produced two cult Independent action films in LEFT FOR DEAD and TEN DEAD MEN. He was the host for the award nominated Filmsploitation podcast for 4 years, currently co-hosts Ross And Phil Talk Movies and is a writer/editor for his own blog Phil's Quick Capsule Review...

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